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Free Ergonomic and Safety Conference

Category: Conference
Date(s) and Time(s): Thursday, Feb 22, 2001, 03:00 AM - Thursday, Feb 22, 2001, 03:00 AM
Venue: McPherson Business Center
Address: 725 Front St.
City / State / Country: Santa Cruz / CA / US
Organizer / Promoter: MBITA
Phone: 831-469-0148
Fax: 831-469-0917
Email: info@mbita.org
URL: http://www.mbita.org
Description: The new Global Economy finds international businesspeople working with computers all day. Serious, physical injuries can occur and have a direct effect on bottom-line profits. Ergonomic and Safety programs help prevent repetitive strain injuries, keep workers healthy and productive – thus optimizing work performance in the new Global Economy.

The Monterey Bay International Trade Association ( MBITA ) http://www.mbita, ErgoVera http://www.ergovera.com and Advanced Safety Consultants (advancedsc@earthlink.net) today announced a Free Ergonomic and Safety Conference scheduled on Thursday February 22 at the McPherson Business Center in Santa Cruz. ErgoVera and Advanced Safety Consultants provide companies with a broad range of services that are designed to help companies contain their workers’ compensation costs, maintain high levels of safety and keep their productivity high.

Advanced Safety Consultants has international experience with development, implementation, and management of Safety & Health Programs. They have coordinated and provided safety training to 15,000 management and union employees in hazardous materials, safety and health regulations, and material safety data sheets (MSDS). ErgoVera has assisted cities, public utilities, and large and small corporations, including high tech companies, with ergonomic issues, workplace redesign, workstation evaluation and worker’s compensation. They specialize in individual evaluations and innovative, fun group seminars on work safety and ergonomics.

Paul Johnson, Aviation & Industrial Safety Engineer, (OSHA), of Advanced Safety Consultants will explain and discuss elements of an effective safety program – including accident investigation.

Deidre Rogers, Nurse Ergonomist, of ErgoVera will discuss common ergonomic issues in the work place, give tips on keeping healthy at the computer, demonstrate a sample ergonomic evaluation, and review useful new ergonomic products.

Also, Mark Weaver, Director of the Monterey EAC (DOC) (http://www.usatrade.gov) and Tony Livoti, Director of the Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA) will present their international business promotion services.

Date: Thursday Feb. 22
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Agenda: 11:30am registration
11:45am - 12:15pm lunch and networking ($15.00 - reservation required)
12:15pm - 1:30pm conference (free attendance)
Where: McPherson Business Center, Santa Cruz
Address: 725 Front St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060

For reservations please contact the MBITA office:

Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA)
Phone: (831) 469-0148
email: info@mbita.org

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