PIHRA Ventura County
Creating a Culture for Office Ergonomic Safety: Meeting Compliance Challenges
presented by Claudia Lucas, MA
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD’s) including repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are the nations most common and costly occupational health problem affecting over 1/3 of the workforce every year. The cost to employers each year is upward of $20 million in Workmen’s Compensation.
In this seminar, topics addressed include: meeting workstation goals for ergonomic optimization, creating a sustainable culture of office safety, Cal OSHA compliance standards and avoiding frequently cited violations.
- Action steps to enlist employee participation in ergonomic workstation adaptation
- Strategies to get management on board for the investment and participation in an office ergonomic program
- Ideas for instituting wellness activities as a part of creating sustainable culture of office safety.
7:30am - 8:00am - Registration and Networking
8:00am - 9:30am - Meeting
Throughout her career, Claudia Lucas, MA has been passionate about helping others through teaching and training pursuits in the areas of writing for fund development, health and interior design.
Since 2008 Claudia has helped her clients experience more comfort and better function in their homes as the Principal Designer for Claudia Lucas Interiors. She has also made her expertise accessible to design enthusiasts by teaching DIY decorating classes at Central New Mexico Community college (CNM) and several City of Albuquerque community centers. Claudia Lucas Interiors was ranked as one of Albuquerque's top design firms from 2016 to 2018.
In 2015, she expanded her services to commercial as well as home office environments, and trained to receive certification for OSHA Office Ergonomics Compliance. The goal and focus of Ergo InMotion® is to help clients become safe and supported at work by adapting their workstations for better ergonomics and health. She also works with clients to redesign their offices to improve function, and aesthetics.
In her dedication to raise awareness of injury risks at the office, and ergonomic solutions, Ms. Lucas schedules presentations to human resource and community organizations throughout the year.
This program is valid for 1.25 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.
This program has been approved for 1.25 HR (General) recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute homepage at www.hrci.org.
The use of this seal confirms that this activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.
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Online registration closes on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 12:00pm. Registrations after this date will only be taken onsite. You may register now via online and pay with a credit card, or RSVP and pay at the door.
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