B.C. Matthews Hall
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave. West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3G1
519-888-4567, ext. 45513
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.
This conference will examine current research that links prolonged sitting and standing with musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) and other ill-health outcomes. Drs David Rempel, MD, Professor Emeritus of Medicine University California San Francisco, Michelle Robertson, Scientist, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, and Jack Callaghan, Director, CRE-MSD will kick-off the conference with a panel presentation of what the current research is telling us.
Case studies and topics covered will include facility design, industry trends, standards and guidelines, implementation processes, interventions and training for the adaptation of sit/stand workstations. Approaches to mitigate negative outcomes and successfully implement sit/stand workstations will be presented.
Registration is now closed. If you have already registered, an invoice for the registration fee will be emailed to you within approximately two weeks of submitting the registration form. Payment can be made by credit card or cheque.
5875 Airport Road
Mississauga, ON L4V 1N1