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Ergonomic Guidelines for Manual Material Handling
This booklet will help you to recognize high-risk manual material handling work tasks and choose effective options for reducing their physical demands including:
  1. Eliminating lifting from the floor and using simple transport devices like carts or dollies
  2. Using lift-assist devices like scissors lift tables or load levelers
  3. Using more sophisticated equipment like powered stackers, hoists, cranes, or vacuum assist devices
  4. Guiding your choice of equipment by analyzing and redesigning work stations and workflow
Workshop Event Results
Manual Materials Handling Workshop: Business-to-Business
Application Guidelines for Ergonomic Assist and Safety Equipment
An Ergonomic "Win-Win" for Material Handling
Making the right improvements in manual material handling can reduce ergonomic injuries and benefit production efficiency.
Lightening the Load
Innovations in material handling are saving retailers real time and money. Read more in this compelling article.
Event Start Date End Date Sponsor Location
Institute for Ergonomics, The Ohio State University 5/13/2014 5/16/2014 The Ohio State University, Ohio Union
Columbus, OH
Humantech's Applied Industrial Ergonomics 5/20/2014 5/21/2014 Various
Humantech's Applied Industrial Ergonomics 6/17/2014 6/18/2014 Various
Humantech's Advanced Ergonomic Design Workshop 6/19/2014 6/19/2014 Various
Industrial Ergonomics Process Workshops 7/21/2014 7/24/2014
Humantech's Applied Industrial Ergonomics 9/23/2014 9/24/2014 Various
Humantech's Managing an Ergonomics Process 9/25/2014 9/25/2014 Various
Humantech's Applied Industrial Ergonomics 10/4/2014 10/5/2014 Various
Humantech's Advanced Ergonomic Design Workshop 10/6/2014 10/6/2014 Various
Industrial Ergonomics Process Workshops 10/20/2014 10/23/2014
National Ergonomics Conference & Ergo Expo 12/2/2014 12/5/2014 Caesars Palace
Las Vegas, NV

Upcoming Meetings

EASE Managing Executive

Tom Carbott



Jim Galante
Southworth International Group Inc.

David Butwid