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Webinar: Ergonomics for the Non-Ergonomist
When: June 23, 2020 1:00 EST
This presentation explains the fundamentals of ergonomics. It is a practical approach to the art and science of ergonomics including an explanation of common workplace ergonomics stressors, associated illnesses (tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet, etc.) and early warning signs. Depending on how accidents/injuries are recorded, ergonomics can generally account for over 50% of all industrial accidents. This presentation will provide course attendees with a basic understanding of ergonomics and the tools to recognize stressors and implement corrective actions to reduce ergonomic stressors in the modern work environment.
About the Presenter
Bill Taylor, CSP
Mr. Taylor is a Senior Safety Specialist at The EI Group, Inc. (EI). He began his safety career 42 years ago and has been consulting for the past 31 years. During this time, he has provided consultative services to a wide range of public and private sector employers from small manufacturers to some of the largest employers in the world. Mr. Taylor has provided services to public sector employers ranging from local and state government to Federal agencies such as The U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Taylor is an authorized OSHA Outreach instructor and has been teaching OSHA 10 and 30-hour Outreach courses since 1989. He has also served as a faculty member at the University of North Carolina’s Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center since 1989 where he was course creator, Director and lead instructor for the Institute’s 30-hour Fundamentals of Safety course. Mr. Taylor is a Certified Safety Professional and has been a Professional member of the American Society of Safety Professionals since 1980.
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