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Modex 2012: NIOSH and EASE announce manual materials handling workshop

The workshop will focus on developing engineering solutions for manual materials handling (MMH) jobs in retail, wholesale, and warehousing (RWW) industries.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
October 18, 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 co-located 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.

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.

Modex 2012 is scheduled to be held February 6-9, 2012 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. The tradeshow will showcase the latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions in the material handling and logistics industry. Modern’s complete Modex 2012 coverage.

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