B.C. Matthews Hall
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave. West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
519-888-4567, ext. 45513
This conference will provide participants with foundational information on worker ability, focusing on the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) (excluding issues of compensation).
Canadian and international speakers will discuss topics such as: age and occupational injury demographics in Canada, factors associated with MSD and the older worker, an overview of actions at the individual, company and policy level to maintain worker ability. Interventions and solutions in work design and case studies demonstrating the success of supporting our aging workforce and promoting older worker ability will be profiled.
West Residence, W-132, Laurentian University, Sudbury
This workshop is presented by the Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH), in partnership with the Centre for Research Expertise in Occupational Disease (CREDO) and the Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeltal Disorders (CRE-MSD).
Participants will explore hands-on activities and leave with an understanding of how to measure, evaluate, and interpret vibration exposure data. Controls and best practices will also be presented.