Some practical applications of e-learning in OHS and ergonomics in higher education
Department of Work Environment and Safety, Tallinn University of Technology, Ehitajate tee 5, EE19086 Tallinn, Estonia;
Abstract. The computer based e-learning in Moodle environment and other computer applications in the teaching of occupational health and safety (OHS) are investigated. The social constructivist learning theory is effective method for teaching and learning of OHS and ergonomics issues in the university education. The computer programme for determination of the safety level at enterprise is presented. The simple computer applications are very suitable educational tools for e-learning of OHS and ergonomics. They could be also used by the employers of small and medium-sized enterprises. The scope of practical applications of e-learning in OHS and ergonomics in higher education is analysed on the basis of the scientific literature and analysing the methods used in the EU.