Ergonomics in the Workplace

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Dr. Jennifer Garza, Sc.D., Department of Medicine at UConn Health and Rick Rabin, Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health
Learn about the risk factors associated with musculoskeletal disorders among office workers, recent ergonomics interventions to help employees perform their duties safely, and workers’ rights to a safe and healthy workplace.
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Dr. Jennifer Garza, Sc.D. Dr. Garza is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at UConn Health. She also serves as the ergonomist for UConn Health employees. Her research interests include ergonomics, exposure assessment, and occupational physical activity. She is an affiliated researcher with the Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace (CPH-NEW)  Total Worker Health Center for Excellence.

Rick Rabin has been a volunteer with the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health for over 35 years. He directed the Occupational Lead Poisoning Registry at the Massachusetts Department of Labor for over 20 years.  He has worked and volunteered in the fields of public and occupational health for over 40 years.   He has published several articles on both child and adult lead poisoning and initiated the first lawsuit against the lead paint industry.

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