EREF’s Continuing Education Program
EREF’s Continuing Education Program provides quality and technically beneficial online courses, live webinars and in-person Regional Summits for members of the solid waste industry to improve and excel in their professional field as well as maintain professional licensing.
Online Courses Now Available!
EREF’s on-demand platform allows industry members to take courses at a time that is convenient for them. Registration prices range from $39 - $99. Click here for more information, including EREF’s Course Catalog.
Webinars feature topics of high or special interest to the solid waste industry. Previous webinars include Post-Closure of MSW Landfills: Development of a Performance-Based Approach and Coal Ash Management and Regulations. See below for information on EREF’s Webinar on Ergonomics in Waste Collection.
Suitable for executives, managers, technical personnel, regulators and consultants, EREF’s Regional Summits present key solid waste research findings and highlight impacts on practice as well as provide updates on legislative activities/policy as they relate to needed research. Click here to view the programs from previous Regional Summits.
Webinar: Ergonomics in Waste Collection
Presented by Pamela McCauley Bush, Ph.D., CPE, University of Central Florida
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, Eastern Time
This webinar will present information on waste collection ergonomics related to worker safety, injury rates and key factors leading to injuries. The benefits of applying this occupational science is discussed as well as guidance on relevant methodologies and tools to support ergonomics assessment. Finally, a summary of the EREF-funded study “Ergonomics of Solid Waste Collection,” which was conducted at the University of Central Florida, will be provided.
In this webinar, you will:
- Learn how ergonomic factors can increase or reduce worker-injuries
- Understand the basics of ergonomics and how they are used to evaluate injury risk
- Learn how to use ergonomics to make your company safer
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL!
$130 per person
Register by April 14 and save almost 25%
$99 per person!
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
After registering you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar.
Pamela McCauley Bush, Ph.D., CPE
Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Central Florida
Dr. Pamela McCauley Bush is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Central Florida and the Director of the department’s Ergonomics Laboratory. Dr. Bush is the author of over 70 publications including an Ergonomics Textbook “Ergonomics: Foundational Principles, Applications and Technologies.” She is an internationally recognized researcher and a recent Fulbright Scholar recipient.
A certificate of attendance will be provided to each paid participant. Those seeking to use the certificate to claim continuing education credit are responsible for ensuring this form of verification is accepted by the respective licensing or certification entities.