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ASSE’s Central Florida Chapter to Host Free Ergonomics Workshop

Posted in on Mon, May 23, 2011

WHAT: The American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Central Florida Chapter will host a free ergonomics workshop on June 6, 2011 in support of the Central Florida Chapter’s ergonomics alliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).


WHEN: Monday, June 6, 2011

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


WHERE: Valencia Community College

Criminal Justice Institute

Criminal Justice Auditorium

8600 Valencia College Lane

Orlando, FL 32825


WHY: In an effort to provide continuing education opportunities and information about the latest trends in the occupational safety, health and environmental field, the ASSE Central Florida Chapter is providing a free ergonomics workshop in support of the chapter’s ergonomics alliance with OSHA.  The free, four-hour workshop will explore the growing field of interest surrounding ergonomics and will allow attendees to earn 0.3 continuing education units (CEU) for attendance and 0.5 ABIH CM points. Speakers include Joan Spencer, an OSHA Compliance Assistant Specialist for the Tampa area office; Ron Porter, Director of the Back School of Atlanta; and Dr. Jon French, Professor and Director of Research for Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.  All are welcome to register for the free workshop, co-sponsored by Alpha-Omega Training and Compliance.


CONTACT: For more information and to register for the ergonomics workshop, please email Jami Phillips at and include your name, company, phone number and mailing address.  Maximum capacity for this event is 150 registrants. For more information about the ASSE Central Florida Chapter and a calendar of upcoming events, please visit


Founded in 1911 and celebrating its centennial, the Des Plaines, IL-based ASSE is the oldest professional safety society and is committed to protecting people, property and the environment.  Its more than 33,000 occupational safety, health and environmental professional members lead, manage, supervise, research and consult on safety, health, transportation and environmental issues in all industries, government, labor, healthcare and education.  For more information, please go to and to view the new ASSE – A Century of Safety film go to




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