Series of ergonomics seminars targets improving productivity and reducing workplace injuries

Source: PlantServices.com

Jan 30, 2009

Humantech Inc. has announced the spring schedule for its series of ergonomics seminars. Health and safety staff, engineers, facilities managers, human resources professionals and ergonomics committees can learn to maximize the benefits of an ergonomics process from Humantech’s experienced, board-certified professional ergonomists. The spring 2009 seminar schedule features a new office ergonomics course, co-sponsored by AliMed, and an industrial ergonomics course. Seminars will be offered in Newport Beach, Calif.; Nashville, Tenn.; and Humantech’s Ann Arbor, Mich. corporate training center.

Applied Industrial Ergonomics will be held in Ann Arbor, Nashville and Newport Beach. This two-day seminar focuses on practical approaches to improving problem jobs, increasing productivity and reducing injuries in an industrial environment. Attendees will learn to evaluate workstations and equipment, identify factors contributing to work-related musculoskeletal disorders and prioritize ergonomic improvements to maximize return on investment.

Applied Office Ergonomics, a one-day seminar co-sponsored by AliMed and offered in Ann Arbor and Newport Beach, features a new, hands-on portion during which participants will review office equipment featuring the latest examples of keyboards, input devices and workstation accessories. The goal of this course is to provide participants with the tools, knowledge and resources to achieve dramatic improvements in office productivity and health and safety through ergonomics.

Complete course agendas and online registration are available on Humantech's Web site, www.humantech.com/seminars, or by calling (734) 663-3330, ext. 222. Humantech’s courses have been approved for ABIH CM points and meet the requirements for BCSP COC credits.

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