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.

Wearable Technology: A Lift Assist Case Study

Presented by Applied Ergonomics Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL
Oct. 10, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Ben Zavitz, CPE, president and chief ergonomist of Ergo Human Performance LLC

This webinar will provide an overview of the risks and challenges of baggage handling and the results of an applied study that evaluated different baggage lift assist devices to identify the best device that reduces ergonomic risk and optimizes productivity. 

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The Age of Technology in Manual Material Handling Ergonomics

Presented by Applied Ergonomics Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL
Nov. 7, 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Jim Mecham, MSIE, chief operations officer, OccuCare Injury Prevention

Technology is part of our everyday life.  Technology is starting to take its place in manual material handling ergonomics.  From technology being used to gather data in upfront ergonomic analysis to technology being used to solve complex ergonomic risk factors.  Join an ergonomist with 20 years of ergonomic experience who is using various technology platforms in his ergonomic practice.

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