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Ergonomics: Office and Repetitive Actions

Event Details

Date and Time: February 25 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

Venue: Alexandria Technical & Community College

Address: 1601 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, MN 56308 United States

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Common movement injuries and cumulative trauma disorders, actions (or inactions) that contribute to injuries, how to set up your workstation to minimize stress, and common exercises to help prevent motion injuries will be covered in this session.

Confirmations and Class Reminders
We communicate via email whenever possible. Registered students will receive a reminder email before the start of class which will include a confirmation letter, directions to the room, and a printable parking permit.


About the presenter: Kevin Schutz

Kevin is the Environmental Health and Safety Advisor for Zimny Insurance Agency in Alexandria, MN.  He got his start in the safety world serving as the Hazardous Material Handler for his Army unit during the first Gulf War.  After his military service he attended college at NDSCS and UMM studying English, Psychology and Education.  He moved to the Alexandria area working at a local manufacturing facility serving on the Safety Committee for a number of years before be tasked with starting up a proactive safety program.  In 2008, he began his real work in the safety world as a Safety Consultant with a firm out of the Twin Cities.  Here he serviced dozens of companies in all aspects of OSHA Compliance including training, program development, OSHA assistance, accident investigation, loss control, environmental testing, and hazard assessment audits.
He is currently certified through the Board of Certified Safety Professionals as an Occupational Hygiene and Safety Technician and is on track to be a Certified Instructional Trainer by this Spring as well as an OSHA Outreach Trainer for Construction.