SESHA 2005 Symposium - Abstract

Managing Ergonomics as a Process

Rostykus, Walt
(Humantech)

Managing Ergonomics as a Process Walt Rostykus, CPE, CSP, CIH Humantech 1161 Oak Valley Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48108 Tel: 734.663.6707 E-Mail: wrostykus@humantech.com During this presentation, participants will be provided a systematic approach to managing ergonomics as a business process and demonstrating value to their organization. Course agenda include; characteristics of successful ergonomics program, demonstrating business value from application of ergonomic principles, managing ergonomics as a process, strategic elements: management system to ensure integration and support, tactical elements: identifying and controlling risk factors in the workplace, integration with medical, quality and engineering. As a result of the presentation, attendees will be able to; identify strengths and opportunities for improvement in current ergonomics program and apply the ergonomics management process model to strengthen their program.

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