B.C. Matthews Hall
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave. West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
519-888-4567, ext. 45513
Safe patient handling: Highlights of current research and U.S. public policy efforts to improve safety
There has been a great deal of attention related to the negative health effects of prolonged sitting, to the extent that many erroneously believe that simply substituting long bouts of standing will negate these effects.
9th international scientific conference on the prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders
Keep up on the latest evidence from around the world on the policies, programs and practices that have been shown to help prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
Hear from exciting, internationally-renowned researchers about trends, innovations and emerging issues in the field of work-related MSDs.
This conference will provide current research, workplace practice case studies, and related policy information on musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) prevention in the paramedic sector.
Fatigue is more than feeling tired. Factors like physical exertion, poor nutrition, sleep quality, mental exhaustion and stress all contribute to fatigue and can impact worker health, safety and well-being.
This one-day conference will discuss fatigue from multiple perspectives and offer recommendations around the factors that can be modified to help mitigate fatigue.