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Ergonomics: Managing for Results

Take control of the #1 cause of workplace injuries. Repetitive motion and overexertion are the biggest risk factors facing American workers. This one-day National Safety Council course will teach you how to reduce the number and severity of musculoskeletal injuries in your workplace through a practical and effective program.
Length: Full day

Discussions, demonstrations and exercises explain the importance of keeping employees free from ergonomic injuries. You’ll also learn how to recognize risk factors, conduct an ergonomic worksite analysis, evaluate and rank hazards, and select appropriate control methods.

What You Will Learn:
  • The basic concepts relating to ergonomics in the workplace
  • How to recognize ergonomic risk factors related to musculoskeletal disorders
  • How to conduct an ergonomic worksite analysis, and evaluate and rank hazards
  • Various control methods and how to select the method best suited to the level of risk
  • Steps to implementing a successful ergonomics program at your workplace

  • Continuing Education Units: Attend this course and earn .65 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the Minnesota Safety Council.

    Location:
    This course will be held at the Minnesota Safety Council Resource Center located at 474 Concordia Avenue in St. Paul. Take the Dale Street exit from I-94. Proceed east on south frontage road (Concordia Avenue) past the American Lung Association. Turn right into our lower level parking lot.

    Lodging:
    Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown, 175 West 7th Street in St. Paul. Reservations can be made directly by calling 651-225-1515 or booking online, single or double occupancy. Please make reservations directly with the hotel and be sure to identify yourself as a participant in a Minnesota Safety Council training course to receive the preferred rate.

    Cancellation Policy:
    Pre-registration and payment are required. Hopefully you won't need to cancel, but if you do, please do so at least five business days prior to the course for a full refund. No refunds will be made after five business days prior to the course. This policy will be enforced, so please plan ahead if you need to cancel your attendance.


    Mar 5, 2020
    ERGM-3283
    Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Where: Minnesota Safety Council Lower Level East Classroom
    Instructor: Bill Stuart
    Members: $325.00
    Nonmembers: $425.00

    Faculty

    Bill Stuart, MPH, CSP    
    Safety Council Staff

    William R Stuart, MPH, CSP is a lifelong resident of Minnesota. He obtained his Master Degree in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. Bill has over 28 years of experience in the Environmental, Health and Safety field, making his move to the Minnesota Safety Council a natural fit. Bill's great passion is relationship building and bringing the concepts of safety and safety management to a level that is easy to grasp and understandable for everybody. After all, everybody is responsible for safety — Right? Prior to coming to the Minnesota Safety Council, Bill worked for several Fortune 500 companies and at one time served as Global Environmental, Health and Safety Director. In this and many other roles (including several years as a consultant for MN OSHA), he traveled the world, helping to reduce the risk of injury and illness for thousands of workers.



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