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AEC 2014: Emerging Issues & Trends in Ergonomics

The following webinars will preview the content at the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2014 in Orlando, Fla.:

The following presentations served as previews for the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2013 in Dallas, Texas:

Overcoming Ergonomics Challenges in Obesity and Material Handling

This webinar features presentations on two challenging ergonomics topics. One will cover a solution to the epidemic obesity problem in the United States. The other will tackle ways to reduce injuries from manual material handling in manufacturing and assembly jobs. This webinar is open to members and nonmembers. 

AEC First-time Attendee Orientation

New to the Applied Ergonomics Conference? Confused about the conference agenda? Wondering what the Ergo Cup® is? Wish you knew the difference between a Master Track and Roundtable session? Susan and Mike will provide pointers on navigating your way through the Applied Ergonomics Conference. With numerous talks, excellent networking opportunities, the renowned Ergo Cup® Competition and an exhibit hall full of exciting products and services – you’ll want to know how to best use your time at the conference. 

Office Furniture and Equipment: The Latest Standards and Best Selection Process

In the next free webinar from GOErgo, Lucy Hart of The Global Group will explain the revised ergonomics guidelines from the Business and Institutional Manufacturer’s Association (BIFMA), which guide how to apply ergo principles to the design, manufacture, and specification of seating and work surfaces used for intensive computer work. Hart’s co-presenter, Janet Peterson of J.P. Ergonomics Consulting, will share tips for selecting appropriate computer workstation equipment. The webinar is part of a series on emerging issues and trends in ergonomics that also previews the upcoming Applied Ergonomics Conference on March 18-21 in Dallas. Hart and Peterson will be giving full presentations on their webinar topics at AEC 2013. This webinar is open to members and nonmembers. 

Participatory Ergonomics: A Path to Sustainable Ergonomics

Participatory ergonomics is an effective approach to introduce and grow ergonomics methods and awareness in smaller enterprises, where an ergonomics expert is not likely to be available on an ongoing basis, and even if available, perhaps not affordable. Participatory methods are especially effective in organizations that are on a "lean journey." This webinar is open to members and nonmembers. 

Emerging Issues and the Future of the Profession

Carol Stuart-Buttle gives an overview of her featured presentation at the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2013, "The Value of Professional Certification in Ergonomics and its Future." Gary Allread gives an overview of his pre-conference workshop at the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2013, "Ergonomics Methods to Reduce Injury Risk Among Obese and Aging Employees." This webinar is open to members and nonmembers. 

Communicating Ergonomics and the Interaction of Ergonomics Research and Practice

Rob Tannen and Patrick Dempsey are featured speakers at the 16th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference and will present highlights of their conference presentations and discuss how to communicate ergonomic ideas with webinar attendees. This webinar is open to members and nonmembers.

Applied Ergonomics Conference: The Ergo Cup® Competition

This session will provide a brief overview of the Ergo Cup® including submission categories, guidelines on a successful registration, instructions on how to submit a registration and hear from two 2012 Ergo Cup winners highlighting their projects and their overall experience with the Ergo Cup competition. This webinar is open to members and nonmembers. 

The Insurance Dilemma with Manual Material Handling Issues in Retail and Wholesale

The focus of the presentation is from an insurance company's workers' compensation perspective on the issues associated with material handling in the retail and wholesale environment. This webinar is open to members and nonmembers. 

Current Trends in Ergonomics II*

Presenters are featured speakers at the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2012
In this webinar, presenters gave an overview of planned talks for the conference and discussed how topics relate to current trends in ergonomics. Sandra Woolley gave an overview of her talk, "Having Trouble Implementing an Ergonomics Program? Consider Partnering with Quality" and Ben Zavitz gave an overview of his workshop, "Application of New Ergonomic Tools and Methods to the Lean, Ergonomics & Six Sigma Process." This webinar is open to members and nonmembers. 

Current Trends in Ergonomics*

Presenters are featured speakers at the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2012
In this webinar, presenters give an overview of planned talks for the conference and discuss how topics relate to current trends in ergonomics. Peter Budnick discusses, "Global Ergonomics and the Wired World: Challenges and Opportunities." Bill Boyd provides insight on "Becoming a Certified Professional Ergonomist." This webinar is open to members and nonmembers. 

Conducting an Internal Company Ergo Cup® Competition

This webinar allows participants to learn from the experiences of three companies who have collectively been conducting internal Ergo Cup® competitions for nearly 20 years. GE, PPG Industries and Honda of America have all been holding and making incremental improvements to their company's Ergo Cup® programs for several years.

The Ergo Cup® Competition Do's and Don't's

This webinar, facilitated by the Ergo Cup co-chairs, will provide valuable tips for enhancing your online application thereby improving the competitiveness of your Ergo Cup entry.

Ergo Teams ... The secret of managing multiple sites

Learn how Raytheon manages ergo teams across multiple locations by making ergonomic services available, using Six Sigma tools, and developing and training the team. Raytheon will also share the results and lessons learned from their efforts.

How to create a winning Ergo Cup® booth

During this webinar, Matlis will share her experiences on creating a winning Ergo Cup booth without breaking the budget. You will learn "must-haves" to help you communicate your story and impress on the judges and conference attendees the results you have achieved through the implementation of your project.

Trailblazing an ergonomic pathway to healthcare

Learn about integrating ergonomics into healthcare from a pioneer in the field. During the webinar, Fragala will discuss opportunities and breaking down common barriers to the implementation of ergonomics in healthcare.