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Jackson County Administrative Building

67 Athens Street

Jackson County Auditorium

Jefferson, Georgia 30549

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Manufacturing Growth Educational Series*
Location: Jackson County Administrative Building
Lunch is included in the registration price

Hands-on Ergonomics: Simple Methods and Tools to Decrease Workplace Injuries

Join us for a lunch-and-learn to:

  • Participate in hands-on activities designed to teach safety practitioners or others tasked with ergonomic assessment how to discover and decrease risks in the workplace.

  • Learn about free and low cost resources available, including worksheets, online tools, and mobile apps, to help evaluate a variety of jobs.

  • Prevent future injuries related to lifting, repetitive motion, manual material handling, and more.

Event includes lunch, networking, presentation, and Q&A.

Series Partners: Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce, and Barrow County Chamber of Commerce

Speaker: Neely Bridges, Research Engineer with Georgia Tech Safety, Health, and Environmental, provides on-site assessments to identify physical hazards and evaluate technical programs for construction and manufacturing companies throughout Georgia. Her previous research includes analysis of current and proposed ergonomic assessment tools regarding their usefulness in evaluating and preventing occupational injuries. She is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, an Engineer-in-Training, and a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

*This quarterly lunch and learn educational series will deliver actionable tips and tools of the trade specifically designed to help Georgia Manufacturers grow their business.
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Jackson County Administrative Building

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Jackson County Auditorium

Jefferson, Georgia 30549

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