Thank you for your interest in AES webinars. These free one-hour presentations by knowledgeable professionals and experienced volunteers provide deeper insight into topics and issues involving industrial engineers, human factors/ergonomics professionals, healthcare providers and related professions.

Most ergonomics programs focus on the analytical processes needed to conduct job evaluations, implement solutions, and prioritize and find budgets to fund ergo projects. What most people are not taught are the hidden strategies that make these initiatives move more smoothly.

AEC 2021 webinars

The following presentations are coordinated by the Applied Ergonomics Conference Committee:

Identifying Work Tasks - Measuring Injury Rates from Motor Vehicle Operations

Jan. 14, 2 p.m. Eastern time
Presenter: Peter VanDyne, CSP, CFPS, technical director, Liberty Mutual

This presentation will cover taking injury types such as falls, contusions and strains and identifying the task the driver or worker was doing when injured. This is useful in establishing and a process to focus on tasks producing more injuries and measuring safe task performance. We will also discuss measuring injury rates based on work volume in items handled, stops made and other ways which reflect the amount or volume of tasks and exposures.

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The Role of Ergonomic Leadership During COVID

Presenter: Bobbie Watts, director of ergonomics, Michelin Americas

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How to Leverage Technology to Effectively & Efficiently Support Working from Home

Presenter: Blake McGowan, director of research, Humantech

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Gemba, Blitz, Kaizen and Kaikaku – What Will Help My Ergo Program?

Presenter: Jeff Smagacz, global ergonomics, Marsh Risk Consulting

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