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2021 Ergonomics Principles for Workplace Assessment and Design – ONLINE

May 21 - August 31

 

Ergonomics Principles for Workplace Assessment and Design, will be offered as a hybrid virtual event. Scholarships* are available for people from small and medium-sized Michigan companies. The course topics** include:

  • Analysis and Design of Jobs for Control of Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders (Sheryl Ulin, Ph.D., CPE)
  • Medical Aspects of Ergonomics Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (Robert Werner, M.D.)
  • Ergonomics and Office Work Station Design (Teresa Bellingar, Ph.D., CPE)
  • Low Back Pain and Design of Manual Materials Handling Operations (Bernard Martin, Ph.D.)
  • Overview of Wearable Motion Sensing and Exoskeletons for Workplace Documentation, Analysis and Design (Leia Stirling, Ph.D.)
  • Trust Dynamics in Human-Robot Interaction (Jessie Yang, Ph.D.)
  • Conducting Ergonomic Job Analyses (Sheryl Ulin, Ph.D., CPE)
  • Job Analysis Case Studies (Sheryl Ulin, Ph.D., CPE)

The course structure will include:

  • Pre-recorded presentations available from May 21 – August 31, 2021
  • Zoom Discussion sessions with the instructors and
  • Digital Notes associated with all presentations.

* Scholarships are funded through a Consultation Education and Training (CET) Grant awarded to the University of Michigan by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA). MIOSHA is part of the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO).

General Information

Location: Virtual

Fee: $200 – Regular Registration

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Please note that registration is required for each attendee. Certificates of attendance will be provided to registrants only upon completion of the evaluation survey and confirming completion of all course modules.

A limited number of Consultation Education and Training grant-funded scholarships are available for $25.00 (see below). To apply for a scholarship, send an email to ce.programs@umich.edu with the following information: Name, Company Name, Company Address, Title, Number of Employees in Organization.

*Scholarships: A limited number of partial scholarships are being provided by a Consultation Education and Training (CET) Grant awarded to the University of Michigan by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA). MIOSHA is part of the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO). Scholarships are limited to individuals from small and medium-sized businesses (generally fewer than 250 employees) in the State of Michigan. Scholarships will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis, with the sponsors reserving the right to limit the number of scholarship recipients from any single organization in order to serve as many Michigan organizations as possible.

Email ce.programs@umich.edu to see if you qualify for the scholarship. Include the following information: Name, Company Name, Company Address, Title, Number of Employees in your Company. If you are granted a scholarship, you will be sent a promotion code via email that will allow you to register for the course for a fee of $25.

Please attend the Discussion Sessions with the Instructors. These sessions provide an opportunity for attendees to ask questions and discuss the presentation material with the instructors. Additional examples or case studies may be provided during these sessions. The Discussion Sessions will be recorded and available for viewing after the session is completed. Discussion Session Zoom links will be provided to registrants at least one week prior to each meeting.

Discussions with Instructors Schedule:

All sessions will be conducted from 2-3PM EST

June 3 – Dr. Ulin and Dr. Martin

June 10 – Dr. Werner

June 17 – Dr. Bellingar

June 24 – Dr. Fox, Dr. Stirling and Dr. Yang

July 22 – Dr. Ulin and Dr. Martin

August 26 – Dr. Ulin and other speakers

**Please note: agenda, speakers, and discussion schedule are subject to change.

Cancellation Policy: There will be $75 charge for cancellations and no refunds / cancellations within 14 days prior to the course start date.

Course Comments from Former Attendees

  • “Very impressive Information delivery and discussions with experts.”
  • “Great workshop!”
  • “Great course!”
  • “Excellent conference. It was just what I was looking for—thank you!”
  • “Loved that along with the knowledge shared, the fact that you had practical applications and tools to share made it so much more relatable.”
  • “Excellent program. As a supplier of ergonomic lifting devices I came here to be more conversant in our customers’ concerns. It worked!”
  • “Thank you! Very informational! Very good speakers!”
  • “Very good conference. Enlightened of additional human positions to safeguard against.”
  • “Program was very well put together. The progression of topics/ content was helpful to see the whole ergonomics process.”
  • “Very impactful, relevant, and enlightening. Great networking opportunity and lessons learned.”
  • “Training was great!Very knowledgeable, well-renowned presenters with a great breadth and variety of knowledge. Really well-suited training for many different professionals in a variety of industries and backgrounds.”
  • “Excellent workshop- both presentations and materials”
  • “I really enjoyed the pace of this program for the two days. The presenters were very knowledgeable and were able to transfer their knowledge to those of us in the class. Thank you.”
  • “Excellent program, learned lots of new information as well as a validation of what I currently teach. Speakers were amazing and provided very high level of expertise”
  • “Best class that I’ve ever taken for training”
  • “Workshop was great. I learned a lot and am excited to take what I have learned back to the workplace”
  • “Very good program”

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Details

Start:
May 21
End:
August 31
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