NR17 - Ergonomics

NR17 - Ergonomics

Regular price R$109,90

At the end of this training you will be able to:

  • Explain what ergonomics is and its application areas;
  • Check if a job offers adequate ergonomic conditions;
  • Adjust furniture, equipment and tools to preserve your health;
  • Promote discussions on the topic: ergonomics.


What will I learn:

Unit 01:

  • What is ergonomics;
  • A NR17;
  • Anthropometry;
  • Ergonomics applications;
  • Ergonomics triangle;
  • Ergonomic evaluation;
  • Employer's responsibility;
  • Adequacy of the environment;
  • Lighting;​
  • Noise;
  • Temperature;
  • Furniture;
  • Equipment;
  • Ergonomics at the workplace;
  • Body posture at work; postural recommendations;
  • blueprint;
  • Furniture adjustments and body posture;
  • Characteristics of chairs and equipment adjustment;
  • Typing and reading documents; electronic equipment;
  • Occupational diseases;
  • Prevention;
  • Regular exercises;
  • Unit review.


Target audience: Checkout operators.


Modality: The course can be carried out in the EAD format. It has a fully interactive teaching unit, developed in computer graphics and with accessible content for all professional levels. It has exercises, forum and proof of sufficiency to issue a certificate. The student has the support and guidance of an expert tutor throughout the course.

Language: This course is only available in the Portuguese (BR) version.

Hours: 2 hours

Devices: desktop, notebook, smartphone or tablet

Certificate: It has a certificate valid throughout Brazil. The certificate is automatically made available to the student after they successfully complete the course. To be approved in this training, it is necessary to achieve at least 70% of correct answers in the sufficiency test.

Authorship: This course was developed by Portal Escudo and is offered by Werkey.

Availability: Upon completion of enrollment you will receive unrestricted access to online course content for 30 days.


The training in Safety and Health at Work (OSH) stipulated in Regulatory Norms (NR) of the Ministry of Labor (MTb) has specificities as it is aimed at an employment relationship, in which the employer and the worker appear, being the responsibility of the employer to provide training for the prevention of diseases and accidents at work.

Generally, the NRs stipulate workload, frequency, program content and requirements regarding the training of the professional responsible for training. Thus, it is up to the employer to carry out the training in OSH, adopting the parameters stipulated by the NR, being responsible for the organization, execution and management of the training, including issues such as the place for realization, elaboration of didactic material, the pedagogical project of the course, the evaluation methods and the selection of professionals to teach the course.

As training in OSH is a labor obligation to be provided by the employer to its workers due to the risks arising from the activity being explored, it is the employer's sole responsibility to ensure its effective implementation, subject to the applicable administrative sanctions in the event of ineffective training. or even poor quality training that does not meet the requirements of the legislation.

It is essential to note that, even if you choose to carry out training in OSH through distance learning or blended classes, it is healthy that all training is adapted to the reality of each establishment. The worker is being trained by the employer to work in a given space, so a generic training will not meet the peculiarities of any and all economic activity.

The employer is responsible for training when it is given directly by members of the organization itself, or even when the training is outsourced to a specialized company.

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