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Symposium – Keynote 1
Robotics – the Wave of the Past, Present and Future
Grant King will be discussing robotics in the workplace – how it started, where we are now and what the future holds.
Mr. King has been working in health and safety R&D at the Spokane Research Laboratory for the last 27 years. He is involved in the Center for Occupational Robotic Research (CORR). He received his degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. During his career, Mr. King has designed, built and tested many kinds of mechanical and electro-mechanical prototypes, several of which have been commercialized.
Symposium – Keynote 2
Virtual Simulation as a Training Tool in Home Health Care Using Technology
Dr. Darragh will be describing the development of a training tool for home health care using virtual simulation.
Dr. Darragh is a licensed occupational therapist with a PhD in environmental health epidemiology. Her research has included work in injury and occupational epidemiology, injury prevention, and program evaluation research. She has expertise in research related to musculoskeletal disorders in health care workers, and safe patient handling and mobility.
The Working Population
Ergonomics and the Millennial Generation
Workplace Considerations for the Older Worker
The Human-Machine Interaction
Can You Automation-Proof Your Job
Adventures of an Ergonome in the Field of Medical Devices
Technology-Mediated Lived Experience of #ActuallyAutistic Individuals
Whole Body Vibration of Waste Collectors
The Design of Good Work
Team Size Paradox: The Effect of Knowledge Transfer and Process Loss
The PSHFES is pleased to announce that our 2018 Symposium will take place September 13, 2018 at the Four Points by Sheraton Seattle Airport South hotel in Des Moines, WA.
Learn about emerging and topical issues impacting the field of ergonomics/human factors. Join us for a day of engaging discussion, educational sessions and exhibits. This one day event is a great opportunity to:
Network with other ergonomics/human factors professionals and have the opportunity to share and discuss workplace issues.
Explore and interact with the latest products and solutions from a variety of exhibitors.
We are developing an outstanding program of speakers who will share their expertise on a variety of topics including automation and robotics, the aging workforce, product design, and the use of gaming simulations for health and safety training.
The PSHFES is looking forward to welcoming all of you to our symposium!