Ergonomics and the Changing Workforce

Presenter: Stephen D. Hudock, Ph.D., C.S.P., research safety engineer, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

This webinar will look at recent changes in worker demographics and characteristics that affect the workplace and how ergonomics principles can be used to address these issues to increase worker safety and productivity. Topics will include the aging workforce, a new application of the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation to accommodate pregnant workers, and current workplace programs to consider the attributes and abilities of individual workers.

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