Physical Demands Analysis (PDA)
Physical Demands Analysis (PDA)Tuition: $69.95
Physical Demands Analysis is a method for health and safety professionals to observe, measure, and document Essential Functions and their components for a given job.
In this skillfully designed online educational course you will learn to develop Physical Demands (Job) Analysis for all jobs. We provide you with all the FORMS in both PDF & WORD Documents and instructions/guidelines to create your own PDA reports.
Using simple equipment, produce an ADA-compliant job analysis report.
Gain information on how to easily review and identify the job's essential functions, including the physical, environmental, behavioral and cognitive aspects of job tasks.
Understand how to determine where, why and when to conduct a PDA. Learn the difference between Essential and Marginal Functions including material handling (lift, carry, push/pull) and non-material handling (static positions, sitting, standing, walking) activities.
- Learn protocols for performing a job analysis.
- How to review and identify essential job functions.
- Understand the elements necessary in an ADA- Compliant Job Analysis Report.
- Practice utilizing a PDA Report Template.
- Skills for marketing PDA services to employers.
Pre- Requisite Skills
- Range of Motion Assessment
- Ability to use a force gauge
- Ability to read a tape measure
- Basic Task Analysis Skills
This seminar will be helpful to any of the following who meet the prerequisites above.
- Athletic Trainers
- Industrial Hygienists
- Claims Managers
- Safety Professionals
- Risk Managers
The time frame for completing the online course is 30 days for each participant.
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Requirements for Completion
- Review the 65 page online course
- Score 80% on the 20 question post test
- Submit one written PDA for review using the included template and video
Back School of Atlanta (BSOA) is unable to directly evaluate the proficiency of the student's job analysis skill in the field. BSOA therefore cannot certify the accuracy of the Essential Functions or the physical demands measurements contained therein. Thus, BSOA assumes no liability for the PDA's contents or the purposes for which the submitter or their associates or customers may be utilizing the document.
Continuing Education Credit
With successful completion of this course, and submitting one PDA report the student will receive 2 hours of continuing education credit(in most states).
Vic Zuccarello, OTR/L, C.E.E.S., ABDA
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