Event Description

Office Ergonomic Assessment Best Practices

Jun. 06, 2013

8:45 a.m. to 12:00 Noon

QNET Member / APICS Partner Rate:  $169.00 + GST
Non-Member Rate:                              $199.00 + GST | Join QNET

Location: QNET - Suite 660, 175 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg

Do you want to reduce workplace related musculoskeletal discomfort, prevent injuries and WCB claims, while improving productivity? Are "ergonomic checklists" and "stretching reminders" not getting the results you seek?

Create a workplace culture of health and get up to date with office ergonomic assessment best practices.

This half day workshop provides participants with guidelines for identifying ergonomic risk factors and implementing low cost solutions in the office environment where budget and resources may be limited.

Administrative, furniture and behavioral control measures are presented. Workstation set up for multi-user, sit-stand and vehicles are discussed. Ergonomic assessment interviewing and observation techniques will be demonstrated. Ergonomic Assessment Template, Office Ergonomic Guidelines and PPT handouts are provided. 

Learning Objectives - Participants will:

  • Learn to identify common ergonomic risk factors in the office setting.
  • Be able to apply the skills of interviewing and making observations during assessments.
  • Be prepared to implement ergonomic solutions using resources provided.

Manie Courage is the Owner and Managing Director of Enabling Access. She has 12 years of experience providing occupational therapy services to people living with injury and disability, as well as preventing injury through ergonomic and wellness education and training. She has developed well recognized workplace injury prevention programming for both office and industrial based companies. Marnie is a Life Care Planner, holds certification in the Progressive Goal Attainment Program (PGAP), holds an Ergonomic Evaluator Certification through Matheson Systems, and is an Instructor for the Occupational Therapy Program at the University of Manitoba. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Psychology and a Degree in Medical Rehabilitabion, Occupational Therapy, both from the University of Manitoba.

This workshop is presented by QNET in partnership with APICS Winnipeg Chapter and Industry Workforce Development, Manitoba Entrepreneurship Training & Trade 


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