Ergonomics International Seminar
This two-day course will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the risks and physical demands based on the latest Evidence-Based Research.
Learn and understand Ergonomic Risks & the Physical Demands of each job. Learn the differences so you don't fall into legal traps, Understand why each of these is critical in every workplace.
Designed for those over seeing Workplace Health & Safety, Human Resource Managers, those preparing Ergonomic Risk Assessments for employers, those employers who need well defined Physical Demands and any other occupations that are working with or ensuring the lowering of ergonomic risk, improving quality, efficiency and productivity.
Join us for this two day course at the beautiful Radisson Hotel in Sydney.
When: Thursday & Friday 25th & 26th October, 2018
Where: Sydney - Radisson Hotel, Conference room.
Who Should attend?
If you are involved in or responsible for the ongoing ergonomic management, risk identification and implementation of an effective and safe work environment, you will benefit substantially from attending. You will learn from two international speakers with over 40 plus years of combined knowledge and experience working with employers in industry, as they share with you their powerful findings and tools for risk reduction and the job cycle continuum.
This is a unique event that combines years of researching the evidence-based literature from all around the world and across many industries to provide you with the most up to date thoughts on ergonomic risk prediction as well as ways to help reduce the challenges in the workplace.
"Create a workplace where all employees can reach retirement in a physical condition that enables them to enjoy it."
Knowledge you will leave with!
Knowledge you will leave with!
Leave with a vast understanding and skills to assist you to:
Identify Occupational Ergonomic risk factors
Identify Personal Ergonomic risk factors
Distinguish the difference between an ergonomic risk analysis and a physical demand analysis and how each are applied and used in different manners
Review of previous ergonomic risk tools and understand more effective evidence-based Ergonomic Risk Assessment Tools
Learn to address musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace using evidence rather than guesswork
Mark Heidebrecht: Mark is a certified Ergonomist/Human Factors Professional and holds an additional certification by the American College of Sports Medicine. He provides expert witness services in the area's of biomechanics, ergonomics and human factors and has developed numerous web-based and corporate ergonomic programs.
Marks client base includes the US Federal Government and many private industries where his work experience includes solutions for aerospace, insurance, pharmaceuticals and private hospitals. Mark developed and implemented the Ergonomic Risk Reduction process for the United States Postal Service, Customer Service Division.
He has testified in over 75 State Court and United States Federal Court cases as an expert witness and presented testimony at the Federal OSHA hearing, regarding the National Ergonomic Standard. Mark has also presented to the National Academy of Science in Washington D.C. regarding the effectiveness of ergonomic interventions and the early identification of musculoskeletal disorders.
Sam Bradbury: Sam is a certified Exercise Physiologist, board certified by the American College of Sports Medicine and is a board certified Professional Ergonomist with over 20 years of experience in his field.
Sam developed a solid system and method of determining functional capabilities for return to work, pre-hire assessments and medical case management and has built software based on these methods.
As the CEO of WorkHab International, he continues to look for or provide the WorkHab community with the latest in research and tools to improve workplace safety, productivity and quality while using science to push the FCE market to the next level.