Ergo 101 - Fitting the Job to the Person
The steering committee for the Lake County Safety Council is proud to present the January monthly program --- Ergo 101 -- The Science of Fitting the Job to the Person --- on Friday, January 18
The keynote speaker will be Tymra Gerhart, Cintas Corporation, Human Resources Manager. She spend 18 years in leadership roles before settling into a position with the Cintas Corporation in the spring of 2015. There she soon realized the organization's safety culture surrounded her, and the company took safety very seriously.
Her presentation will focus on structuring the job to fit the employee. She works alongside the company's regional health and safety coordinator for accident investigation and partner engagement. She has lead safety teams, developed safety business plans, led safety trainings and developed front-line employees to be able to conduct the monthly safety trrainings.
She will discuss ergonomic items such as: posture, engineering and psysiology, anatomy and tool and equipment design, and "Fix the Work, Fix the Worker or Fix the Work Station." She also will address issues such as foot pain, back pain and The Power Zone. She notes Cintas is recognized as a world leader in health and safety performance.
They have 96 official VPP sites and five (5) sites waiting for official letters to become VPP sites. Her location was named an Ergo Excellent Center in 2015.
The meeting will be held at the Villa Croatia Event Venue & Party Center (The Croatian Lodge), 34900 Lakeshore Blvd., Eastlake, OH 44095, with registration beginning at 11:15 a.m. The cost of the event is $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Reservations may be made online at the LCSC web site listed below. The event is sponsored by:
---HzW Environmental Consultants