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

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2 p.m. Eastern time | Register now
Presenter: Blake McGowan, director of research, Humantech

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an abrupt shift in the nature of how and where we work. Working from home is a new reality, and will likely continue for month, if not years, for many people. During this webinar, participants will learn how to leverage technology to effectively and efficiently support working from home. 

Topics include working from home:

  1. Workstation technology and tips
  2. Online training for efficient proper workstation setup
  3. Online and remote assessments for effective support

Blake McGowan, is the director of research at Humantech. He leads the Ergonomics Research group to incorporate the latest technical and scientific data into Humantech’s software solutions. He also consults with academia to transfer the latest research knowledge into the Humantech approach, systems, assessment methods, and guidelines. Prior to this role, Blake was a managing consultant, overseeing large-scale ergonomics initiatives for clients across numerous industries.

Blake received a bachelor of science degree in Kinesiology (biomechanics and neurophysiology) and a master of science degree in Kinesiology (human neuromechanics) from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario. Blake has achieved recognition as a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE). He is a member of the advisory panel for the IISE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors journal, the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Musculoskeletal Health Cross-sector Council, the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), and Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). He is a past chair and officer of the AIHA Ergonomics Committee.

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