EASE announces manual materials handling workshop

The Ergonomic Assist Systems and Equipment Council (EASE) of Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) has announced a workshop in conjunction with National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

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The Ergonomic Assist Systems and Equipment Council (EASE) of Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) announced a workshop in conjunction with National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) called “Matching Solutions to Problems” on October 11 to 12, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The workshop will focus on developing engineering solutions for manual materials handling (MMH) jobs in Retail, Wholesale, and Warehousing (RWW) industries.

Attendees:

  * Industry/safety/loss prevention representatives from the RWW industries who believe there ought to be a better way of moving materials and containers in their businesses.
  * Manufacturers/vendors of MMH equipment who desire to partner with one or more RWW industries to explore/ develop the next generation of MMH equipment.
  * Practitioners/researchers who seek to partner with businesses in implementing and evaluating MMH engineering solutions.

Format: Panel discussion focusing on each of six common, but unique MMH jobs.

When: October 11- 12, 2011

Where: Hyatt Regency, Cincinnati, Ohio

Registration Site: University of Cincinnati (http://www.eh.uc.edu/MMHworkshop)

Registration Fee: $200; late fee $250

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 http://www.cdc.gov/NIOSH .

Contacts: Vernon Putz Anderson, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) (513) 533-8319 and Rashuan Roberts, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  (513) 533-8346

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 http://www.mhia.org/ease.

Contact:
Ray Niemeyer, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Managing Executive, EASE Council (704) 676-1190/800-345-1815.


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