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Ergonomics: Practical Applications Certification Practicum

Dates Location
APR 01-03, 2020 St. Augustine, FL Register

CEAS® II: Expanded Ergonomics Assessment Skills Certification Workshop

Dates Location
AUG 15-16, 2019 Denver, CO Register
NOV 14-15, 2019 New York, NY Register

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Co-sponsor one of our nationally recognized and internationally acclaimed workshops in exchange for the ability to send several of your employees to the workshop for FREE! Have world-class training delivered to your doorstep, keep your staff at the forefront of professional development and on the leading edge of workplace injury prevention and wellness. The Back School is currently seeking co-sponsors in the following locations for 2019: Northern California, Southern California, Seattle, Portland, St. Louis, Chicago, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Orlando, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, and Louisville

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To Rest or Not to Rest: Using Armrests for Typing

<p>Often times you&#8217;ll find conflicting information regarding certain ergonomics topics and equipment. In today&#8217;s blog we&#8217;re addressing a recent question sent to us from one of our Back Scholars on whether or not you should use a chair&#8217;s armrests while typing. &#8220;Can you provide clarification on the use of wrist/arm rests and when you should/shouldn&#8217;t<a class="more-link" href="https://blog.thebackschool.net/ergonomics/office-ergonomics/to-rest-or-not-to-rest-using-armrests-for-typing/">Continue reading</a></p>

Sleep Hygiene Webinar Follow-up

<p>If you attended our recent Sleep Hygiene Webinar you may have noticed that we didn&#8217;t have quite enough time to address all of our submitted questions. Luckily, presenter Jamie McGaha was kind enough to pen this follow-up blog answering all of the submitted questions we didn&#8217;t get to on-air. Let&#8217;s dive into the questions below!<a class="more-link" href="https://blog.thebackschool.net/sleep-hygiene/sleep-hygiene-webinar-follow-up/">Continue reading</a></p>

Out of Reach: Ergonomic Product Placement

<p>Today we&#8217;re answering a request for research on the ideal placement of products to reduce potential hazards to employees. You can read the question below: I&#8217;m looking for documents to support that storing product below the knee and reaching above the shoulder is hazardous to the employee. I can&#8217;t find research to support my request<a class="more-link" href="https://blog.thebackschool.net/ergonomics/out-of-reach/">Continue reading</a></p>