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October is Ergo Month

Published on: October 15, 2020

October is Ergonomics Month, a global initiative that focuses on increasing awareness and promoting the science and application of ergonomics and human factors. It’s a time to explore and expand initiatives to enhance the work environment and improve the fit between people and their jobs for better efficiency, comfort, productivity, health, and safety.

Access the following educational opportunities to help implement ergonomics at your workplace.

Featured education session:

Small Business BC Webinar
Ergonomics in the COVID era: Working from Home and Beyond
Minimize discomfort and injuries with ergonomics.
Date: October 22, 2020
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
For more information: Visit the Small Business BC website

Additional education opportunities:

CROSH COVID Conversations
A five-part, weekly series on the intersection of occupational health and safety and COVID-19.
Date: Every Thursday in October
Time: 9:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. 
For more information: Visit the CROSH website

Association of Canadian Ergonomists 2020 Virtual Summit
Industry 4.0
Learn about innovative opportunities for combining ergonomics with Industry 4.0.
Date: October 21, 2020
For more information: Visit the ACE website

Learn more

Sign up for our ergonomics enews and receive the latest information about the role of ergonomics in workplace health and safety. You can read the October issue here.