Want to know more about how ergonomics can affect the company’s bottom line? Or how replacing a simple hand tool can impact worker performance? It’s all in Vegas at the 2002 National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition (NECE) 2002 where everything from basic office and industrial ergonomics to specifics regarding product designs or the economics of ergonomics will be presented to attendees of the annual event.
Featuring a host of experts in the ergonomics field, including Dr. Peter Budnick, C.P.E., President and CEO of Ergoweb Inc., the conference will offer solutions, suggestions and examples of what’s working today and what’s on the horizon for companies and their relationship with ergonomics.
Overall, more than a thousand professionals are expected to attend the 2002 NECE in Las Vegas, Nevada, December 9-12. Billed as the premier event for ergonomics, continuing education, and cutting edge solutions and technologies, the conference will feature over 50 sessions, keynote addresses and case studies from companies including Verizon, UPS, Toyota and United Technologies Corporation. Other featured topics including new approaches to maximizing an ergonomics budget and improving company profitability, plus an exhibition hall of new ideas and products, all aimed at helping companies improve productivity, safety and the bottom line.
For eight years, the NECE has offered the ergonomics community’s an opportunity to see, touch and compare advances in materials handling devices, hand tools, office furniture, software, input devices and much more. In all, more than 100 exhibitors will participate in the exposition.
According to Walter Charnizon, President of Continental Exhibitions, Inc., which owns and operates the show, “the 2002 NECE is on track to be the largest yet, with registrations outpacing any previous year and with more ergonomics solutions than have ever been assembled in one place.” One reason for the popularity of this event is ergonomics’ unmatched effectiveness for improving productivity and health and safety. “In this tight economy, companies are looking for effective ways to improve productivity and reduce costs, while at the same time protecting their workforce