Tips on Technique: Ergonomics at the Lab Bench

Thermo Fisher Scientific invites you to join them for this educational webinar.

The Scientist Creative Services Team
Oct 10, 2019

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Repetitive laboratory tasks cause numerous shoulder, forearm, wrist, and hand injuries. Research has shown that pipetting just 1.3 hours per day elevates the risk of these upper limb symptoms. In this webinar, brought to you by The Scientist and Thermo Fisher Scientific, our panel of experts will discuss injuries common in the lab and provide tips and tricks for avoiding them.

Topics to be covered:

  • Optimized worker performance at the bench and hood
  • Good laboratory pipetting ergonomics

Meet the Speakers:

Melissa Afterman MS-HFE, CPE
Senior Ergonomics Consultant, EH&S Specialist, UCSF, Department of Medicine
Instructor, Center of Occupational and Environmental Health, Online Ergonomics
Training Program
Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) & Mentor, Board of Certification in
   Professional Ergonomics

Steve Beckett
Liquid Transfer Product Specialist
Thermo Fisher Scientific, UK & Ireland