UFCW Canada members, their families, and the union’s social justice partners are now free to sign-up for two new webCampus courses.
The two new online courses offered through webCampus are Shelf Management Part 1 (English) and Ergonomics for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Injuries (French).
Shelf Management Part 1 (English): March 2 – March 28, 2011
This new course looks at the complex system that makes shelf management possible. Shelf Management Part 1 analyses the ordering, warehousing and distribution system that keeps thousands of products on the shelves of retails stores across the country. Topics covered in the Shelf Management Part 1 include:
- What is a system?
- Inventory systems
- How to read an inventory spread sheet
- Computer assisted ordering
- Comparing appearance, gross profit, and holding power and variety
- Universal product codes UPCs (otherwise known as bar codes)
Ergonomics for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Injuries (French): March 2 – March 28, 2011
This new course focuses on musculoskeletal injuries (or MSIs) and the importance of ergonomics in preventing painful repetitive strain injuries. Course participants learn how to identify risk factors and protect themselves from MSIs by assessing work-related movements and familiarizing themselves with applicable health and safety legislation.
To register for these courses, and to find out more about webCampus, visit www.ufcw.ca/webCampus, or call toll-free at 1-866-865-0202.
Vol. XI No. 09 • February 28, 2011