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Ergonomics and Human Factors: Strategic Solutions for Workplace Safety and Health

Harvard School of Public Health * | Boston, USA
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Title: Ergonomics and Human Factors: Strategic Solutions for Workplace Safety and Health
Specialty: , Rheumatology
Dates: From Oct, 6, 2014 to Oct, 10, 2014
Location: Boston, USA
Type: Workshop
Registration Cost: From 1900 to 1900 USD
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Continuing Education Credit

Harvard School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education (ECPE) programs are designed to meet nationally recognized standards for continuing professional education, as well as certification requirements in many areas. All programs are accredited by the Harvard School of Public Health to provide Continuing Education Units (CEU's). Please check each program for their individual credit offering.

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Human Factors and Ergonomics Program Overview

Participants in this course will gain the tools necessary to create effective, comprehensive, and strategic solutions to workplace ergonomic issues. With its focus on tools, Ergonomics and Human Factors will help participants initiate and improve their organizations’ ergonomics programs.

Workshops, case studies, and team exercises offer the opportunity to learn and apply skills in a multidisciplinary, team-oriented environment.

This program provides a unique perspective on ergonomics and human factors in industry, ranging from musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) of the low back and manual materials handling to human error and organizational factors. Participants will learn to analyze and control risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders, integrate employees with MSDs into the workplace, and learn to design occupational ergonomics programs for their benefit, and hear the latest research for these solutions.

Alumni of this program, including ergonomists, industrial hygienists, and safety engineers, have found that the broad curriculum provides a unique opportunity to explore a comprehensive approach to workplace safety and health.

Who Should Participate:

  • Corporate medical staff
  • Ergonomists and ergonomics engineers
  • Human resource professionals
  • Human factors professionals
  • Industrial hygienists
  • Manufacturing, design, and safety engineers
  • Occupational health practitioners
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Safety and health managers
  • Usability professionals
Speakers/Faculty:

Program Director

Jack T. Dennerlein, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Ergonomics and Safety
Department of Environmental Health
Harvard School of Public Health
Professor
Department of Physical Therapy
Bouvè College of Health Sciences
Northeastern University

Faculty

Vincent M. Ciriello, ScD, CPE

Instructor
Department of Environmental Health
Harvard School of Public Health
Research Scientist
Center for Physical Ergonomics
Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety

Theodore K. Courtney, MS, CSP

Instructor in Injury, Safety, and Ergonomics
Department of Environmental Health
Harvard School of Public Health
Director
Center for Injury Epidemiology
Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety

Charles A. Czeisler, PhD, MD, FRCP

Baldino Professor of Sleep Medicine & Director, Division of Sleep Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Chief
Department of Medicine
Division of Sleep Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Claire C. Gordon, PhD

Research Professor
Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes
Adjunct Professor
School of Human Evolution & Social Change
Arizona State University

Meg Honan, RPT, MS, CPE

Principal Ergonomist
Environmental, Health and Safety group
Genentech, Inc.

Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc

Professor of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Professor of Epidemiology and Environmental Health
Harvard School of Public Health
Director
Orthopaedic and Arthritis Center for Outcomes Research
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Lucian L. Leape, MD

Adjunct Professor of Health Policy
Department of Health Policy and Management
Harvard School of Public Health
Chairman
Lucian L. Leape Institute
National Patient Safety Foundation

Wayne S. Maynard, CSP, CPE, ALCM

Product Director-Workers Compensation
Ergonomics & Tribology
Risk Control Services
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Robert K. McLellan, MD, MPH

Medical Director
Live Well/Work Well Program
Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Chief, Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine, Community and Family Medicine, and The Dartmouth Institute
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Paul R. Myers, CSP, CPE

Technical Consultant, Ergonomics
Risk Control Services
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Suzanne Nobrega, MS

Co-Principal Investigator, Healthy and Safe@Work Project
Center for Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Glenn Pransky, MD, MOccH

Director
Center for Disability Research
Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Michelle Robertson, PhD, CPE

Research Scientist
Center for Behavioral Sciences
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety

William Shaw, PhD, PE

Principal Research Scientist
Center for Disability Research
Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
Instructor
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester

Santosh K. Verma, ScD, MD, MPH

Senior Research Scientist
Center for Injury Epidemiology
Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
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Harvard School of Public Health
FXB Building
651 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
617.432.2100

The program takes place at Harvard School of Public Health, located in the heart of the Harvard Longwood Campus in Boston. Public transportation is also readily available to the city's many shopping districts, museums, and restaurants.

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This program is accredited by the Harvard School of Public Health. Credit types and amounts will be determined once the agenda has been finalized.

Harvard School of Public Health maintains an Education and Research Center (ERC) funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

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677 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-6096 USA

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