Thursday, October 13, 2011
The Ergonomic Assist Systems and Equipment Council (EASE) of Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) announces a workshop in conjunction with National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) called “Engineered Solutions for Manual Handling Jobs” on February 8-9, 2012 and collocated with MODEX 2012 in Atlanta, GA. The workshop will focus on developing engineering solutions for manual materials handling (MMH) jobs in retail, wholesale, and warehousing (RWW) industries. Click here to learn more.
Format: Panel discussion focusing on each of nine common, but unique MMH jobs.
When: February 8-9, 2012
Where: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
Registration: Cost is $200 to attend. Click here to register.
Note: No exhibits, no sales presentations
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
As part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NIOSH is responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related illnesses and injuries. NIOSH provides national and world leadership to prevent work-related illness, injury, disability, and death by gathering information, conducting scientific research, and translating the knowledge gained into products and services, including scientific information products, training videos, and recommendations for improving safety and health in the workplace. For more information on NIOSH please visit www.cdc.gov/NIOSH .
Ergonomic Assist Systems and Equipment (EASE)
EASE is the resource for trends, information, practices, equipment, and organizations that focus on ergonomics and improving the working interface between people and the materials they must move and use to reduce injury and increase productivity. For more information on EASE please visit www.MHIA.org/EASE.
Ray Niemeyer, RNiemeyer@MHIA.org Managing Executive, EASE Council (704) 676-1190 or 800-345-1815.
Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA)
MHIA is an international trade association that has represented the USA material handling & logistics industry since 1945. The EASE Council is one of 18 such organizations within MHIA. www.MHIA.org
MODEX 2012 is the industry's newest expo for the manufacturing, distribution and supply chain industries. Held February 6-9, 2012 in Atlanta's Georgia World Congress Center. MODEX 2012 will offer over 500 exhibits, 3 Keynotes, 70 Education Sessions, and multiple collocated education and networking events. Learn more and register for free admission at www.MODEXShow.com.
Contact: Carol Miller, Vice President of Marketing & Communications, MHIA (704) 676-1190/800-345-1815.