ERGONOMIC PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

May 30, 2019 | San Francisco, CA

This 8-hour hands-on workshop is designed to help participants learn how to develop and implement a comprehensive ergonomics program. Participants are provided with a framework for building a successful ergonomics program aimed at reducing risk of injury, improving worker health and lowering associated costs. Attendees will also gain insights on how to define measurable program goals and implement critical program components. This workshop will help your ergonomics team formulate a framework for building a successful ergonomics program that will be mutually beneficial to employees and the organization.  Information shared is used to prioritize areas of concern and develop cost effective improvement strategies.  Both short and long term program objectives will be defined and stakeholder responsibilities will be discussed. Our team will help participants prepare a working draft of a written ergonomics program which will summarize the policies and procedures related to the management of the program once implemented.

 TOPICS OF DISCUSSION:

  • What is an ergonomics program?
  • Ergonomics as a Continuous Improvement Process
  • Strategic and tactical planning for your Ergonomics Process    
  • Elements of a successful ergonomic program
  • Participatory approach to ergonomics
  • How to create a written program
  • Evaluating risk in work task
  • Creating effective training programs
  • Developing methods for evaluating and implementing solutions
  • Identifying metrics, goals, and priorities for your ergonomics program
  • Integrating ergonomics into other organizational programs
 

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • EH&S Specialists
  • HR Professionals
  • Ergonomists
  • Facilties Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Wellness Specialists
  • Benefits Coordinators
  • Architects and Designers
  • Leadership Teams

 

ABOUT HUMANSCALE CONSULTING

Humanscale Consulting assists organizations with the development and implementation of cost effective ergonomics programs.  Our research-based training and assessment programs improve worker comfort while lowering injury risks and associated costs.  Humanscale’s team of certified ergonomists has implemented formal ergonomics programs for clients ranging in size from large Fortune 500 companies, to mid-size government agencies and municipalities, to small privately held firms.

About the Instructor

Tami Blackwell
Tami Blackwell
Associate Ergonomist

Tami Blackwell is a board certified professional ergonomist who is currently based in Humanscale’s Denver office. Tami earned degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering, with concentrations in occupation safety and ergonomics, from Auburn University with an MBA from Troy University. Tami has extensive experience as an in-house ergonomist in the automotive, general manufacturing, utility, theme park and hospitality companies. Among other initiatives, she has developed company-wide ergonomic programs, established in-house ergo teams and created assessment tools, injury tracking systems and training programs.

 


Register Now

WHEN

May 30, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

WHERE

Humanscale San Francisco
649 Front Street
Suite 200, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

COURSE FEE

$525 USD

with lunch & course book

Group rates available. Please contact us for more info at:

COUPON CODE

SAVE50
For $50 discount on the Course Fee enter coupon code at checkout. Expires one month prior to event.

CEUS

CEU Credits Pending

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