ACE - Upper Extremity MSDs and Office Ergonomics - Kingston, Milton and Sudbury, ONT
The Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) is pleased to announce a full-day professional development workshop, titled "Recent Advances in Upper Extremity MSDs and Office Ergonomics", facilitated by Dr. David Rempel from the University of California (San Francisco and Berkeley).
This workshop received excellent reviews at the Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver locations in September!
• November 29 - Kingston
• November 30 - Milton
• December 1 - Sudbury
Please find registration information in the attached brochure, or online through the ACE website at www.ace-ergocanada.ca
Continuing education points have been awarded by ABIH and BCRSP and this course will also count towards CCPE continuing education points.
Professor Rempel will review recent research findings including laboratory studies on computer workstation design addressing the location of multiple monitors, the placement of touch screens, the selection of font sizes, and the selection and placement of mice and keyboards. New findings from field intervention studies for dental hygiene work and construction drilling will also be presented.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The workshop will be of interest to those working in the field of ergonomics, occupational health, health and safety, industrial hygiene, injury prevention and anyone interested in physical ergonomics and effectively setting up workstations and work practices to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury.
This will be an interactive session and at an intermediate level.
David Rempel, MD, MPH
• Professor of Medicine, UC San Francisco
• Professor of Engineering, UB Berkeley
• Director, Ergonomics Graduate Training Program, UC Berkeley
• Fellow of the American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine
• Fellow in the American College of Physicians
• Fellow of the Human Factors & Engineering Society
• Certified Professional Ergonomist
His research is on understanding how tendons, muscles, and nerves are injured at work and how workplace tools and tasks should be designed in order to prevent musculoskeletal disorders. In the past 10 years his research team has conducted randomized controlled trials of workplace ergonomic interventions in the office, garment, dental, and construction sectors. The publications of his group and a description of research projects are at http://ergo.berkeley.edu/ .