Washington, DC-The AMI Foundation will co-sponsor a special ergonomics workshop, conducted by Practical Ergonomics’ Executive Director Regina Barker, CPE, immediately following the 2003 Conference on Worker Safety, Health and Human Resources in Denver, CO, March 23 - 25.
“Ergonomics: Setting the Gold Standard”
workshop, scheduled for March 26 - 28, 2003, at
the Denver Marriott City Center, is designed
for anyone involved in implementing an
ergonomics program in their company’s plant.
Attendees will include plant ergonomics
coordinators, risk control professionals,
nurses, physical therapists, engineers and
ergonomics team members involved in daily
running of ergonomics programs.
workshop will teach participants the building
blocks of a gold standard program, how to use
technology to enhance that program, how to
develop and complete an ergonomic job analysis
and how to tie all the pieces together. The
course includes free software to assist with
paperwork associated with ergonomics analysis
and job hazard analysis and the popular
Industrial Ergonomics textbook.
Participants are encouraged to bring
videotapes for analysis and consultation with
the ergonomist as well as their
Bettcher Industries, Inc., also
is sponsoring the workshop along with the AMI
Foundation. AMI members receive a discounted
registration fee of $595 for single
registrants. For groups of three or more AMI
members the rate is $495 per person. For all
others, the fee is $695.
download the workshop brochure at
www.ergosmart.com/2003workshop.html or at
www.meatinstitute.org. If paying by credit
card, fax the registration form to
816/444-4340. If paying by check, mail the
registration form along with payment to Neese
Consulting, Inc., 11408 Cedar, Shawnee Mission,
The AMI Foundation is a
501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to
research, education and information projects
that benefit the meat and poultry industry.
Originally created in 1944, the AMI Foundation
today solicits grants from government, industry
and other organizations to fund a broad range
of food safety, worker safety, nutrition and
consumer information projects.
Ergonomics: Setting the Gold Standard Workshop Follows AMI Foundation Conference in MarchFriday, February 21, 2003
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