Workplace and Office Ergonomics [4923]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: Union Station Ballroom C

   Donald Head, Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator, Kent State University

Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Secondary Track: Safety Management
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels

The presenter discusses various injuries that are a result of poor ergonomics, primarily in office settings, and the corrective actions you can take to prevent these injuries from occurring. These actions include proper workspace configuration, exercise and stretching.

Learning Objectives:
Identify workplace settings that may lead to repetitive motion disorders, muscle strain, eye strain and other conditions related to poor ergonomic conditions
Describe the physical hazards associated with incorrect ergonomics
Explain corrective actions to avoid injuries

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  CCM: 1
  CRC: 1
  RN: 1
  CDMS: 1
  EPA: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Introduction to Office and Workplace Ergonomics
Office Stretching Exercises

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