DESIGNING HEALTHY WORK ENVIRONMENTS NOVEMBER 10, 2011
DESIGNING HEALTHY WORK ENVIRONMENTS
Gain valuable guidance on designing healthy work environments in this session exploring the challenges of—and solutions to—balancing aesthetics with workstation functionality. This course explores ergonomic concerns in the office environment, and offers valuable insight on bridging the gap between design and function. Topics include an overview of common musculoskeletal problems facing today’s intensive computer users, key research developments in the areas of seating, input device design, display technology, lighting, and employee-level training.
Participants will learn how ergonomic principles are applied to the design of computer workstations to reduce employee discomfort and risk of injury while lowering employer costs. Information on how organizations can earn LEED credits through the implementation of an ergonomics program will also be provided.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Adam Labelle, BSc., C.E.S Associate Ergonomist Adam Labelle holds an honours degree in Biology from the University of Western Ontario and is a Certified Ergonomics Specialist based in Toronto. Adamâ€™s consulting experience entails all aspects of ergonomic program development, including the implementation of employee training and assessment programs, workplace audits and design interventions. He has conducted job hazard analysis in the office, industrial and healthcare settings, aimed at enhancing the usability and functionality of the workstations and tools within each environment. Adam also plays an active role in conducting front line ergonomic investigations that result in optimizing human health, comfort and performance. Professional Affiliations: AIA Certified Presenter IIDA Certified Presenter
WHERE AND WHEN
Date: November 10th, 2011 Time: 3:00pm Location: Atlantic Business Interiors 30 Troop Ave Dartmouth NS RSVP: Alyssa Diehl: 468-3200 email@example.com