Forest Ergonomics

Course Information
TitleΔΑΣΙΚΗ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Forest Ergonomics
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID420000103

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Learning Outcomes
Choice of the proper working and safety equipment. Ergonomic recommendations for the workplace. Accident analysis and prevention. Basic working techniques for forest operations.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Human-Labour/Work/Operation - Ergonomics Work Science. Fundamental terms of structuring work systems. Elements of work physiology. Factors of the working environment. Design and formation of work systems. Work temporal studies. Remuneration of forest operations. Work psychology and sociology. Operational safety and acci¬dent prevention. Organisation of forest operations in Greece.
Human factors, ergonomics, work science
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work20
Reading Assigment20
Written assigments20
Student Assessment
The following options are given: a) Oral or written examination (70%) b) Mini research project (with presentation) (70%). The remaining 30% of the grade is connected to the student's participation inthe lab exercises.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Μαρμαράς, Ν., Ναθαναήλ, Δ., 2015. Εισαγωγή στην εργονομία. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα:Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών. Διαθέσιμο στο:
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