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Ergonomics and Human Factors: Strategic Solutions for Workplace Safety and Health

Ergonomics and Human Factors: Strategic Solutions for Workplace Safety and Health

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10/07/2013 - 10/11/2013

Harvard School of Public Health
677 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

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Add to Your Calendar 10-07-2013 00:00:00 10-11-2013 00:00:00 11 Ergonomics and Human Factors: Strategic Solutions for Workplace Safety and Health This practical program is designed to give participants the tools necessary to initiate or improve their organization’s ergonomics programs to promote workplace safety and health. Participants will learn to analyze and control risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), integrate employees with MSDs into the workplace, and learn to design workplace ergonomics programs for their benefit. Who Should Participate: Corporate medical staff Ergonomists and ergonomics engineers Human resource professionals Human factors professionals Industrial hygienists Manufacturing, design, and safety engineers Occupational health practitioners Physical and occupational therapists Safety and health managers Usability professionals Learning Objectives Initiate or improve ergonomics programs to control health and performance problems Recognize and control risk factors that contribute to work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) Perform basic analysis to identify, evaluate, and control MSDs Highlighted Program Topics: Design and management of workplace ergonomics programs Office ergonomics Anatomy and physiology of low back pain and upper extremity disorders Analysis, control, and treatment of hazards, including NIOSH lifting equation, RULA, and Strain Index Fundamental concepts in biomechanics and anthropometry Research and controls of slip and fall injuries in the workplace Harvard School of Public Health Harvard School of Public Health true MM/DD/YYYY

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This practical program is designed to give participants the tools necessary to initiate or improve their organization’s ergonomics programs to promote workplace safety and health. Participants will learn to analyze and control risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), integrate employees with MSDs into the workplace, and learn to design workplace ergonomics programs for their benefit.

Who Should Participate:

  • Corporate medical staff
  • Ergonomists and ergonomics engineers
  • Human resource professionals
  • Human factors professionals
  • Industrial hygienists
  • Manufacturing, design, and safety engineers
  • Occupational health practitioners
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Safety and health managers
  • Usability professionals

Learning Objectives

  • Initiate or improve ergonomics programs to control health and performance problems
  • Recognize and control risk factors that contribute to work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)
  • Perform basic analysis to identify, evaluate, and control MSDs

Highlighted Program Topics:

  • Design and management of workplace ergonomics programs
  • Office ergonomics
  • Anatomy and physiology of low back pain and upper extremity disorders
  • Analysis, control, and treatment of hazards, including NIOSH lifting equation, RULA, and Strain Index
  • Fundamental concepts in biomechanics and anthropometry
  • Research and controls of slip and fall injuries in the workplace

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Website: https://ecpe.sph.harvard.edu/Ergonomics...
Conference/Event Dates: 10/07/2013 - 10/11/2013
Conference/Event Hours: All Day
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Engineering
Other Industries: Business, Disabilities, Engineering, Family Medicine, Healthcare General, Internal Medicine, Manufacturing, Physical Medicine / Physiatry, Professional Healthcare, Safety
Estimated Attendance: 60
Previous Attendance: 60
Audience: Corporate medical staff
Ergonomists and ergonomics engineers
Human resource professionals
Human factors professionals
Industrial hygienists
Manufacturing, design, and safety engineers
Occupational health practitioners
Physical and occupational therapists
Safety and health managers
Usability professionals
Venue: Harvard School of Public Health
Venue Phone: (617) 432-2100
Venue Type: Indoor - Other
Conference Hotel URL:official hotel URL...

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