A common challenge many companies face with site ergonomics programs is sustaining activities and results over time. Key to successful ergonomics programs is the investment in the strategic elements that establish a system for ongoing sponsorship, leadership, and accountability. The focus of this one-day seminar is to develop the abilities of the participants to recognize, plan, and integrate the strategic elements of ergonomics into their current business process.
The course is facilitated by Walt Rostykus, Principal Consultant and Ergonomics Engineer, who has been advising Fortune 500 companies on ergonomics for over 20 years. It is offered in conjunction with Applied Industrial Ergonomics.
Attendees Will Learn To:
- Identify the critical elements of their site or company ergonomics improvement process
- Establish a proactive leading goal for their company’s ergonomics program
- Select metrics that will drive their organization toward the goal
- Determine the resources and support infrastructure appropriate for their ergonomics program
- Apply existing business plans and checkpoints to the ongoing management of their ergonomics program.
Who Should Attend:
This course is designed for the ergonomics process owner at a site or corporate level. This course is not an introductory course and should not be your first exposure to ergonomics. Familiarity with Humantech’s tools and methods is preferred.
Reasons Why You Should Attend:
- Good ergonomic design of the workplace can improve productivity and reduce injuries.
- You will understand key elements of successful ergonomics programs.
- You will be able to integrate ergonomics into existing business processes.
- You’ll learn how to create a data-driven, results-oriented ergonomics process.
- You will gain skills, knowledge, and develop an improvement plan to apply at your organization.
- Humantech professionals will share their experiences and best practices learned from their experiences in a broad range of operations, workplaces, cultures and countries.
- You’ll network with people in similar roles at other organizations.
*This workshop is not an introductory course and is intended for those who have attended the Applied Industrial Ergonomics seminar.