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Introduction to the new Manufacturing Ergonomic Risk Evaluation Tool (MERET)

ABOUT THE PRESENTATION:

A new ergonomic assessment tool has been developed by Andrew Dolhy, CPE in partnership with Motor Coach Industries and supported by a grant from the Research and Workplace Innovation Program of the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba.

This assessment tool provides a quantitative risk evaluation score for both existing jobs as well as tasks in the development stage of production.Andrew will explain the tool’s risk categories, how to use the excel-based program and the validity and reliability testing that went into the MERET at this session.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
1)  An introduction to the 12 risk elements and their relation to the outcome scores.
2)  How to evaluate tasks that are observable or in the pre-production stage.
3)  The validity and reliability of the evaluation tool and how to properly use it in the workplace.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
Production staff including engineers, maintenance, quality and those in charge of purchasing new equipment or making workstation changes. Or anyone interested in learning more about this topic.

PRESENTER:
Andrew Dolhy CPE
Certified Professional Ergonomist

Andrew is a Certified Professional Ergonomist with over 20 years’ experience in private industry, government and the Occupational Health Centre.  He has a BSc. Degree in Honours Kinesiology Co-op program from the University of Waterloo and a certificate in Business Management from Red River College.  In 2004, Andrew developed and still teaches the Occupational Ergonomics course at Red River College. 

This events contains one (1) technical hour each and may be eligible for BCRSP CM points. See BCRSP website at www.bcrsp.ca for CM point criteria.  Further information can be found here.


EVENT DETAILS:

DATE:  December 6, 2019
TIME:  Coffee and Nibblies – 7:30 am
  Presentation – 8:00 am to 9:00 am
  Wrap-Up – 9:00 am
LOCATION:  Construction Safety Association of Manitoba
  1447 Waverley St, Winnipeg, MB R3T 0P7
FEES:  IPAM Members:  No Charge
  Non-Members:  $25.00

Cancellation Policy:

Member Registrations – Members who register and do not attend will be charged $25.  Cancellations received at least 72 hours (3 days) prior to the event date are accepted without penalty.

Non-Member Registrations – Cancellations received at least 72 hours (3 days) prior to the event date are accepted without charge.  If cancellation is not received by the specified time frame the fee of $25.00 is applicable.

Substitutions are welcome.


HOW TO REGISTER!
Online Registration – it’s easy! 
December 6, 2019 – Click here to register.
or
Register by email office@ipam-manitoba.com providing Date of Meeting and full contact information
(Name, Company, Tel, Email)


Questions?  Contact us at 204-295-1512 or office@ipam-manitoba.com.

**Please note this breakfast meeting may be photographed for promotional purposes*

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