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August 4th, 2020

AEC Video Preview: Manual Material Handling Assessment Tools: Updates & Extensions

Updates have been made to the NIOSH Lifting Equation and the Snook and Ciriello tables! Director of Ergonomics Research Blake McGowan explains the extensions in a recorded session at this week’s virtual  Applied Ergonomics Conference. Watch.

Attendees of this session will learn the:

  • fundamental MSD risk assessment tools to use to quantify and reduce forceful exertions during materials handling tasks.
  •  recent updates and extensions to improve the effectiveness of each MSD risk assessment tool.
  • validity and reliability of each MSD risk assessment tool.

To access the full recording, select the tab “On Demand Videos” in the AEC portal following the live sessions during these time frames:

Tues., August 4: 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Wed., August 5: 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.
Thurs., August 6: 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.

If you haven’t registered for the conference, you still can. Visit the AEC website for details.