Date: July 22, 2021
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Description: Remote working was an unavoidable instant workforce solution during the pandemic. However, after more than a year many are starting to feel the physical effects of a home and a workstation not designed for prolonged workdays, weeks, or months. Whether employees are returning to the office full time or in a hybrid model ergonomics is the key to avoiding muscle skeletal injuries that have occurred due primarily poor posture driven by poor workstation set up. This webinar is designed to help you recognize the effects of poor posture and ergonomic risk mitigation steps that can be implemented both at the office and home using Ergonomics, Equipment, and Exercise!
Presenter: Thomas B. Traut is the President of Functional Ergonomics, Inc. Tom has over 30 years of experience providing employers ergonomic solutions to improve work performance while eliminating and reducing muscle skeletal injuries. Tom is a Registered Kinesiotherapist, Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist, and has numerous certifications in work capacity and physical ability testing. During the past 15 months he has conducted over 300 Virtual Ergonomic Evaluations enabling him to see a wide variety of work situations. Tom has been a past presenter at PARMA as well as many other local, regional, and national professional associations.