Ergonomics: Causes, Cases and Solutions [1426]
Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Time: 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: B130

   Misty Chapman, President, Ergonomic Consultants & Injury Prevention Services

Track: Ergonomics
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


Ergonomics encompasses every aspect of our lives. To create a safer, more productive and focused workforce, employers must address ergonomics. This session includes a discussion about common ergonomic concerns within the occupational setting, statistics, costs associated with ergonomic-related injuries and specific cases that provide solutions. The audience needs a basic knowledge of ergonomics.

Learning Objectives:
Explain the benefits of workplace ergonomics and how it effects the overall health, wellness, productivity and safety of the employee
Identify common ergonomic risks in the typical workplace
Define the true cost of an ergonomic-related injury
Discuss specific cases that identify solutions

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

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