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Evidence-Based, Impactful Solutions From Leading Ergonomics Experts: Register Now for ErgoX 2017

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

World-class leaders in the ergonomics field will gather in Tampa, Florida, for ErgoX 2017, a TEDx-style, interactive conference that provides ergonomists and safety specialists with practical, usable, and impactful solutions to workplace issues in a wide range of office and industrial settings.

Registration is now open for the third ErgoX, which takes place June 19–21 at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel.

ErgoX 2017 kicks off with a keynote address by Alan Hedge "Prescient Ergonomics - A Strategy for Resurrection?" Hedge has more than 30 years of ergonomics design and usability consulting experience and is widely quoted in news stories on a range of workplace safety and health issues, including the New York Times, Boston Globe, US News & World Report, CNN, and TIME Magazine.

Expert presentations include the following topics:

  • Emerging technologies

  • Sit-stand debate

  • Implementing effective ergonomics plans

  • Slips, trips, and falls

  • Health-care industry ergonomics

  • Interventions for extreme work environments

  • Retail industry ergonomics

  • Health and fitness

ErgoX also offers multiple networking opportunities during lunches, refreshment breaks, and receptions.

A full-day workshop on June 19, "Ergo Tools and Tips for the EHS Professional," will deliver objective assessment techniques for an assortment of industrial situations. The presenters will focus on whole-body and upper- and lower-extremity evaluation and discuss ergonomics issues specific to laboratories, health-care settings, and other nontraditional working environments.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the latest scientific findings and best practices translated into effective information, procedures, tools, and approaches you can use to improve work safety and wellness outcomes - all in a unique, user-friendly, and intimate setting.

Early registration discounts end May 8, 2017. Complete details may be found here.

‚ÄčThe Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is the world’s largest scientific association for human factors/ergonomics professionals, with more than 4,500 members globally. HFES members include psychologists and other scientists, designers, and engineers, all of whom have a common interest in designing systems and equipment to be safe and effective for the people who operate and maintain them. “Human Factors and Ergonomics: People-Friendly Design Through Science and Engineering.”