Managing strain and sprain injuries in the workplace is a top safety priority for corporations. As recently as 2010, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that these injuries represent 40% of all injuries. This session will discuss emerging trends in ergonomics (e.g., aging and obese workforce) and key design issues that can mitigate ergonomic risk in the workplace.|
Woody Dwyer, MS, CPE, CIE
Technical Director of Ergonomics, Human Factors and Ergonomics
Travelers Risk Control
Mr. Dwyer is the Technical Director for Traveler's Human Factors and Ergonomics unit. Over the last 18 plus years in ergonomics, Mr. Dwyer has completed numerous presentations throughout the world including China, Ireland, Mexico, Hungary, Canada and the United States.
Mr. Dwyer has been featured or cited in numerous publications, including the following: Applied Ergonomics, National Underwriter, Risk Management, Best's Review, Boston Globe, and Ergonomics Solutions. Mr. Dwyer is also a part-time faculty member at California State University, Fullerton in the College of Health and Human Development teaching Principles of Human Movement (Biomechanics) class.
Mr. Dwyer has a Master and Bachelor of Science Degree with a Specialization in Ergonomics and is a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE).
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