2017 NORA Symposium

Ergonomics

Presented at the Michigan Safety Conference

Date: April 11 – 12, 2017

Location: Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi, MI

Sessions include:

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

9:00 am  

Ergonomics: Successful Workplace Applications (Intermediate) Sheryl S. Ulin, PhD, CPE, Research Program Officer and Director of Continuing Education, University of Michigan.

Case studies showcasing the use of occupational ergonomics design principles and tools within workplace settings will be presented.  Examination and comparison of work requirements and worker capabilities allows occupational safety and health professionals to determine work design parameters.

10:15 am 

Where is the Link? Safety, RTW & Ergonomics through Physical Demands Assessments (Intermediate)

Rachel Michael CPE, CHSP, Ergonomics Practice Thought Leadership  and Christina Bergman CWCP, CHRS Managing Consultant and Transitional Duty  Thought Leader, AON.

Your organization wants to be in compliance with ADAAA, EEOC and OSHA. To do this, are you utilizing three different departments/resources? Compliant and integrated essential function and physical demands analyses can meet all these compliance needs while also impacting pre-loss metrics, post-loss metrics and overall total cost of risk.

11:30 am 

The Intersection of Ergonomics and Wellness Programs: Do they work well together? (Intermediate)

James D. McGlothlin, MPH, Ph.D., CPE; Faculty Scholar and Professor Emeritus of Health Sciences Purdue University.

Ergonomics Programs work; Wellness Programs work, but how well on their own, and in synergy with each other? This presentation will discuss the evolution of both programs, lessons learned, and their future direction and impact as it relates to worker safety and health.

For more information click HERE to view the Michigan Safety Conference website