Darcie Jaremey, a Board Certified Professional Ergonomist, will join us to talk about why ergonomics is important - especially right now! With many shifting between a work and home office, workplace environments are changing.
Find out what the statistics are and the "cost" of injuries to yourself personally and the bottom line of your business. You do not need specialized equipment, good ergonomics can be achieved through small adjustments to the equipment that you already have.
Topics covered: -Definition of ergonomics and ergonomic risk
-Signs and symptoms of injuries/potential challenges
-Simple strategies to improve your ergonomics
You will leave with a strategy to improve your office setup wherever you work from. Bring your questions to this interactive session!
Darcie Jaremey is the owner of Silver Fox Ergo Consulting and ErgonomicsHELP. Born and raised in Ontario, and lucky enough to be brought up with strong ties to the island, frequently traveling to the island for family reunions. After studying at Dalhousie University, Darcie spent the next 15 years in the ergonomics industry including consulting for a variety of industries from Aquaculture to Call Centres. Darcie, her husband and 3 young boys relocated to the island in 2019 and she is passionate in providing effective ergonomic solutions for Maritime organizations.
This session will be offered virtually only. If you require internet access to connect, you are welcome to bring your laptop and earphones and utilize the workspace at our Rural Women's Business Centre in Central Bedeque.
Conversation Corner began as a small gathering around the kitchen table at our Rural Women's Business Centre in Central Bedeque in November 2019 and continues as an informal and informative platform for women in business to learn and share.
Do you have a business or workplace topic on your mind that you would like to discuss? Do you have a story to share? If you would like to be a guest on a future edition of Conversation Corner, please connect with Shelley Jessop, Manager, Rural Women's Business Centre at email@example.com.
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