The Evolving Workforce: Productivity and Safety Measures [5415]
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Time: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A110

   Steven Ludwig, Program Manager, Rockwell Automation

Track: Manufacturing
Secondary Track: Industrial Safety
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

The aging of the global workforce is already having profound effects on manufacturing. It's reducing productivity growth by 40 percent and affecting the safety of workers young and old. There are steps you can take to help mitigate the problem. These include changing machinery design methodologies, worker training, manufacturing intelligence and addressing safety issues in new ways. Learn what steps you should take today to address this pressing issue.

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the global nature of the aging workforce issue and its effect on productivity and safety
Recognize the various safety issues involved, based on worker age and experience
Explain the actions manufacturers should take today to find, hire, train and retain workers
Identify the machine design and technology issues that affect worker safety and productivity

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  EPA: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Managing the Evolving Workforce

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