From The Ergoweb® Learning Center

Webinar: Making the Case for Ergonomics and Where It Stands in Mobile Technology

Register for the complimentary webinar Making the Case for Ergonomics and Where It Stands in Mobile Technology and hear from experts with years of industry and research experience. Join valuable discussions of the terminology and tools necessary to make a business case for ergonomics at your organization, followed by a discussion of how ergonomics issues of mobile device usage differ from desktop computers.

Rick Goggins, C.P.E., who has worked at the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries for the past 18 years, will review the business case for ergonomics including simple concepts in cost-benefit analysis and additional resources where you can learn more.

Jack Dennerlein, Ph.D., who is a professor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University and an adjunct professor of ergonomics and safety at the Harvard School of Public Health, will analyze how non-standard postures and configurations from mobile device usage may increase the risk of adverse outcomes, and review approaches to mitigate potential discomfort.

Register now to join this free webinar on Thursday, November 14 at 2 p.m. ET.

This webinar is part of the free webinar series previewing the content of the 17th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC), the premier ergonomics event of the year focusing on practical applications. Plan to attend and learn best practices this March 24-27, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. AEC 2014 features the internationally renowned Ergo Cup® competition, the popular Ergo Quiz Bowl, and keynote speakers Brooks R. Kimmel from NASA and Colin G. Drury, Ph.D., from the University at Buffalo, SUNY.