CAOT-BC Ergonomics Practice Network Meeting - (free for members, $20 + tax for others)
Date: November 26, 2020
Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm Pacific Time
Topic: Ergonomic Products - What Works and When (Diving Deeper)
Description: This interactive presentation is a follow up to the previous presentation which was an overview of ergonomic product options available in a number of product categories including Keyboards, Mice, Document Holder/Writing Surfaces, Monitor Arms, Sit-Stand Seating and Desks. Advanced discussion topics will include how to evaluate requests for "light touch" keyboards, keyswitch types, macro/auto scrolling features in mice, how to accommodate individuals who have only one functional hand, understanding the occupational nuances of document holders vs writing surfaces and addressing the reality of sit-to- stand workstations (and discussing a real solution that many are not aware is a third option).
Presenter: Michael Craggs, BA, LLB is the President of Micwil Group of Companies Ltd. and ErgoCanada.com. He has decades of experience as an ergonomic product specialist and his company has amassed significant anecdotal evidence of the effectiveness, considerations and applications of various ergonomic products. In addition he has contributed to the design and development of several ergonomic products and provides ongoing guidance to manufacturers to improve and enhance current product lines. He is known to many ergonomics professionals across Canada, has been interviewed for various publications and media, and is often asked to speak at conferences and meetings on the topic of ergonomic products and the ergonomics industry.
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