Upcoming Workshops

 Industrial Ergonomics For Management

Tuesday June 20th, 2017

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1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

2940 Fairview Ave E
Seattle, WA 98102-3016

Learn to identify the strengths and weaknesses of your current program and mitigate risk exposures.

In Industrial Ergonomics For Management you’ll learn best practices and gain understanding of the gaps between where your company is now and where it needs to be. The course will help you create a prioritized and strategic approach to improving ergonomics across your organization through self-assessment, group discussion, and live demonstrations.

During the class, you’ll review injury statistics, the business case for ergonomics, how to calculate the true costs of injuries so you can make a business case for interventions and controls, what risk conditions contribute to or cause musculoskeletal injuries, elements for successful risk mitigation, and specific examples to illustrate and brainstorm both risk identification and controls.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Name primary general risk factors for musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) injuries, including which to focus on for the biggest impact.
  • List the elements of a successful MSD injury mitigation program.
  • Cite examples of engineering, administrative, and work practice controls to mitigate MSD injury risk exposures.
  • Benchmark ergonomics efforts against best practices.
  • Identify the strengths and weaknesses in your current ergonomics process/program.
  • Use the provided OSHA-based Industrial Ergonomics Checklist to help prioritize efforts, both internal and external.

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Train the Evaluator Office Ergonomic Screens©

October 12th, 17th, and 19th, 2017

9:00 AM to 3:30 PM each day (all three dates must be attended for certificate)

Hosted By:

1600 Lind Ave SW, Renton, WA 98057

In this 3 day course you will learn how to conduct office ergonomic interventions to improve employee comfort & productivity, prevent workers compensation claims, and make smarter equipment purchases for your organization.  Human Resources, Safety, IT, or any professional welcome!

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Download this flyer for additional information on the course [PDF] 

This course is approved for:

15 hours of general recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) **

15 Professional Development Credits (PDC's) for SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)

and Is eligible for Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) hours as well! 

It is appropriate for in-house personnel who provide any ergonomic services or purchasing: HR, Safety, IH, Facilities, and Office Management.

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Here's what some attendees have said:

“Since taking the class last year, I have done dozens of office evaluations here and had great success in solving some of our employees’ ergonomic needs. Very rewarding!”

"I loved the evals at the end. Real life practice and demos helps us understand a situation better."

"The material was presented with humor and lightness about a very serious topic."

"Perfect combination of background info and hands on."

"I will use what I have learned on a daily basis."

For more information:  Contact Deborah Read at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 206.938.3294

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