Akwesasne Employment Resource Center
18 Eagle Drive
Akwesasne, NY 13655
Safety Webinar: Ergonomic and Body Mechanic Training
Aug 3 START: 8:00 AM ENDS: 10:00 AM
- These 2-hour workshops will be designed to reduce the risk of Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTD) and other musculoskeletal injuries and will be designed specifically for those employees who work in a manufacturing field or industrial setting. The workshops will teach safe work behavior and body mechanics through actual practice of the techniques. We will also teach appropriate stretching and strengthening exercises that can be performed on the job. Emphasis will be placed on motivating employees to accept responsibility for performing work tasks safely and the care of their bodies. They will be taught the misconception of “ergonomic equipment” as the primary solution for aches and pains. Workers are encouraged to think of themselves as industrial athletes who must have a body that is fit for the job and that resists fatigue day after day; year after year. This is a positive, dynamic, interactive, and educational experience for all participants.
- The outline of the workshop is as follows: Part I. Introduction of Ergonomics – Understanding Why Injuries Occur, Part II. Body as a Machine – Staying Healthy and Productive, Part III. Body Mechanics and Injury Prevention Training – Being in Your Mind and Body, Part IV. Stretching/Active Strengthening Exercises, Part V. Questions/Answers
Instructor: Joe Myers, Injury & Health Management Solutions
How to Register:
- If you are interested in this training please register by clicking the link below.
These programs were made possible in part by funding provided by the Lake Champlain Lake George Regional Planning Board and the US Economic Development Administration. We thank them for helping us keep North Country workers safe on the job.