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Ergonomics Talk & Employee Engagement Talk

  • March 08, 2018
  • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 2017 Elliot Avenue, Suite 306, Seattle WA
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Please join us for an enlightening  lunch time talk on low cost, high impact ergonomic solutions & the importance of employee engagement in safety.

We have room for 5 more attendees so please RSVP soon if you would like to attend.

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When:  March 8th, 11:30 AM to 1 PM

Where: ErgoSquad 2107 Elliot Ave, Suite 306 Seattle WA

Parking:  There are several nearby parking options including the Cost Plus World Market Garage.  Street parking is also available.

Light lunch items and beverages will be provided

Ergonomist Keith Osborne will share case study applications of a variety of innovative low-cost high impact solutions to address ergonomic risks.  Learn about new approaches your organization can take to address traditional ergonomic concerns in this session. Learn ways to positively impact performance and safety by developing an action plan to help get people more active during the day. Learn which solutions produced measurable results in the workplace.

Safety Consultant Randy Pickett will discuss employee engagement and why engagement, or lack thereof, can make or break any safety improvement project.  He will also discuss organizational health and how a dysfunctional safety program may be a symptom of overall organizational malaise.  If you do not treat the disease, you will never cure the symptoms.  

Keith Osborne is currently the Ergonomist for Seattle City Light where his Industrial and Office Ergonomics Processes have saved over $20M in 3 years. Keith previously worked at Honeywell in Colorado Springs for 11 years where he built two OSHA Best Practice processes (Ergonomics and Wellness) that were responsible for proactively saving HTSI over $25.5M. He has also consulted on corporate Ergonomics and Health and Wellness Programs on numerous occasions. Keith is a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist I/III, Certified Wellness Specialist, Master Fitness Trainer, Six Sigma Greenbelt, and published author. He is also the recipient of the HTSI HSE President's Award and the Honeywell Aerospace Outstanding Engineer and Innovator Award. Keith holds two Bachelor of Science degrees in Applied Management and Business Administration. Keith taught for UW at their Ergonomics Professional Development Course, giving the keynote and providing instruction on process development. Keith has spoken numerous times at VPPPA events regionally and nationally. Keith is a frequent speaker at the National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition. He has published several articles on the topics of ergonomics and wellness program integration, ROI/metric development and program building.

Randy Pickett has spent twenty years in heavy industry building safety programs for medium and large organizations. He is currently using his industry experience as a Safety & Loss Control Consultant with Archbright.  He is consulting with numerous medium and large manufacturing organizations in Washington State.  Randy has found that a major component of the improvement process revolves around improving production line ergonomics.  Randy is an active member of PSHFES and is currently the Communications Chair.  Randy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration, and a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership.

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