When: Wednesday, December, 2020 - 2-3 p.m. EST
Ergonomic Tips: Maximize Your Comfort and Performance When Computing Remotely Online Registration
Speaker Michelle M. Robertson is a lecturer at the D'Amore-McKim Business School at Northeastern University, and also has roles at UMass Lowell CPH-NEW, the Office Ergonomics Research Committee, and the International Ergonomics Association. During this talk, Robertson will go over the transition to working in a "remote office" and the key ergonomic principles one can use to create a comfortable workspace at home.
Remote Team Facilitation for Workplace Safety and Wellbeing
When: Winter 2021
Are you looking for ways to engage remote workers to enhance their health and well-being during this difficult time? Would you like to become more skillful when leading virtual meetings?
Join CPH-NEW's experiential training course to learn how to engage remote workers in a design process focused on staying well while working remotely. Learn from our team engagement experts how to implement the Design Team model used in the Healthy Workplace Participatory Program (HWPP). Following the completion of the program, participants will be able to lead a remote team in discussing ways to improve safety, health, and well-being while working remotely.
This training course meets using Zoom in three sessions. The total commitment of 10 hours (8 hours of class time and 2 hours of homework). Class size is limited; registrations will be confirmed on first come, first serve basis.
Sign up for information about participating in future Facilitator Training courses in Winter 2021.
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When: May 24 - 26, 2021
CPH-NEW investigators Suzanne Nobrega, MS and Jennifer Cavallari, ScD will present at the conference in Dallas, TX.
Applied Ergonomics Conference #APPLIEDERGO2020
Kentucky International Convention Center Louisville, Ky.
Join CPH-NEW researchers Suzanne Nobrega, MS as she delivers 2 half day pre-conference workshops.
For more information and registration please visit the Applied Ergonomics Conference website.
13th International Symposium on Human Factors in Organizational Design and Management (ODAM)
Stratford - Upon-Avon, UK
Please visit Ergonomics and Human Factors 2020 for more information and registration.
Safety2020 Professional Development Conference and Exposition, American Society of Safety Professionals
CPH-NEW Investigator Jennifer Cavallari, ScD presented "Using Total Worker Health to Broaden your Safety Program"
For more information and to view presentation recording please visit the Safety2020 website.
NIOSH Expanding Research Partnership Webinar Series 2020
Noon - 1:30 p.m. EST
CPH-NEW's Martin Cherniack, MD, MPH, and Jennifer Garza, ScD from UConn Health Center presented on:
AIHce EXP 2020 Conference, American Industrial Hygiene Association
CPH-NEW investigators Suzanne Nobrega, MS and Jennifer Cavallari, ScD presented at the virtual conference. The sessions will be rebroadcast on June 15, 2020.
Please visit the OH&S virtual summit website to view CPH-NEW Investigator Jennifer Cavallari, ScD presentation on "Total Worker Health for Occupational Health and Safety Professionals."
Publick House Historic Inn, Sturbridge Mass.
This informal gathering was oriented towards spotlighting work in progress, including student research, ideas and pilot projects to a small, friendly and interested audience. RSVP was no later than Jan. 8,2020. Lunch and other refreshments were provided for those who registered in advance.
HWPP Facilitator Workshop, Sturbridge, Mass.
Learn how to use a free, evidence-based Total Worker Health® Program toolkit in your organization
The workshop will enable participants to:
CPH-NEW Scientific Presentations:
To learn more please visit the Work Stress and Health Conference website.
To learn more please visit the American Public Health Association Annual meeting website.
Join CPH-NEW Outreach Director, Suzanne Nobrega, as she reviews the many NEW features of the HWPP "2.0" Online Toolkit. Learn how the CPH-NEW Center refined the implementation materials for the Healthy Workplace Participatory Program following field evaluation with end users after disseminating the program in 2014. Ms. Nobrega will share evaluation methods, results of user feedback, and the process used to refine, test, and disseminate the "2.0" Facilitator Manual and online program toolkit.
Join CPH-NEW Research Affiliate Jennifer Garza as she talks on Ergonomics in the Workplace. In this webinar, learn about the risk factors associated with musculoskeletal disorders among office workers and recent ergonomics interventions to help employees perform duties safety. Also, hear from the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health about workers' rights to a safe and healthy workplace under the Occupational Health and Safety Administration.
Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA) in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) and the Massachusetts Nurses Association (MNA) invites all patient handling personnel for an all-day, hospital based safe patient handling program. Join keynote speaker Guy Fragala, Ph.D., and other healthcare professionals examine the importance of engaging hospital leadership, operational best practices, the skills that practitioners/ staff need to sustain a safe patient handling program, and how to evaluate lessons learned. The program will also provide a forum to foster networking among attendees so that ongoing relationships and learning between hospitals can continue. Visit safe patient handling conference for registration and other event details.
CPH-NEW researchers Alicia Kurowski, Winnie Chin and Laura Punnett will present scientific papers on musculoskeletal injuries in two public sector workforces, using a mobile app for process evaluation, and work-related psychosocial stressors in musicians.