Ergonomics Trained Person (ETP)

A trained person is someone who has undergone ergonomics risk assessment training and is able to conduct the assessment and/or in-house training for the employees of organization.
(Reference: Guidelines on Ergonomics Risk Assessment at Workplace 2017, DOSH Malaysia)



Initial Ergonomics Risk Assessment cover all the Ergonomics risk factors as listed below:

  • Awkward posture
  • Static position and sustained work posture
  • Forceful exertion
  • Repetitive motion
  • Vibration (HAV & WBV)
  • Environmental Risk Factor
  • – Lighting
  • – Extreme temperature
  • – Ventilation
  • – Noise


Advanced Ergonomics Risk Assessment Training offer a combination of methods in two days sessions. The following is several methods of choice:

  • Rapid Upper Limb Assessment (RULA) – for postural assessment
  • Rapid Entire Body Assessment (REBA) – for postural assessment
  • Rapid Office Strain Assessment (ROSA) – for office-based task assessment
  • Assessment of Repetitive Tasks (ART) – for assessment of repetitive tasks of the upper limbs
  • Manual Handling Assessment Chart – Forceful Exertion
  • Risk Assessment for Pushing and Pulling (RAPP) – Forceful Exertion
  • Quick Exposure Checklist (QEC) for the Assessments of Workplace Risks – for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs)