Ergonomics for occupational therapists

Presented by: Dr. Judy Village

Ergonomics for occupational therapists: Conducting upper limb musculoskeletal disorder interventions in the workplace
In this two-day interactive and hands-on workshop, participants will learn and apply up-to-date scientific evidence and ergonomic assessment techniques pertaining to the identification, assessment and intervention of upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace. Participants will practice the steps in conducting an ergonomic assessment in the workplace using a variety of validated tools with videotaped case studies. Participants will identify risk management solutions that focus on preventing further injury in the job, or facilitating return-to-work of an injured worker.

Ergonomics for occupational therapists: Conducting back injury interventions in the workplace
In this two-day interactive and hands-on workshop, participants will learn and apply up-to-date scientific evidence and ergonomic techniques pertaining to the identification, assessment and intervention of back injuries in the workplace. Participants will practice the steps in conducting an ergonomic assessment in the workplace using a variety of validated tools with videotaped case studies. Participants will identify risk management solutions that focus on preventing further injury in the job, or facilitating return-to-work of an injured worker.

The CAOT Member early bird price is typically $425-525 for this two-day workshop.
For the detailed agenda, please visit the CAOT website by clicking here.

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