• Monthly Advanced Ergonomic Series
  • Ethics for Health and Safety Professionals: Making the Right Choices -- 2 2-hour sessions





Cass Ben-Levi, MA
Program Director
Continuing Education and Outreach
UCLA School of Public Health
650 Charles E Young Dr. South
56-071 CHS
P.O. Box 951772
Telephone: 310-206-2304

On-Line Training



Advanced Ergonomics Webinar Series - 2011
One Tuesday every month

** From time to time, an optional alternative session may be offered at a different time. Topics may include: How to apply findings from the best Ergonomics Research Published this year; Ergonomics in Construction; Ergonomics in Agriculture; Most Helpful Ergonomic Improvements

January 18 Aging Workforce Interventions
February 22

How to Analyze your Work Schedule for Injury Risk and Fatigue

March 15 Best Ergonomics Research in 2010
April 12 Training in Lifting Technique to Prevent Back Pain
May 17 Evaluating Manual Handling Tasks
June 14 Redesigning Manual Handling Tasks
July 12 The Natural History of Back Pain
August 16

Reducing the Risk of Rare High-Severity Events

September 13 Ergonomic Applications in The Construction Industry
October 11 Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries through Psychosocial Factors Interventions
November 15 Innovative Low Cost Ergonomic Interventions
December 13 The Power of Placebos


George Erich Brogmus, MS, CPE, M.Erg.S., Technical Director–Ergonomics, Business Markets Loss Prevention, Liberty Mutual Insurance Group
Mr. Brogmus is responsible for the technical quality of ergonomic consulting services for western divisions of Liberty Mutual.  Formerly a Senior Research Associate at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, he has published peer-reviewed research articles on ergonomic measurement systems, lifting technique, repetitive motion injuries, occupational stress and the impact of work scheduling on injury risk. Mr. Brogmus is the creator of SIRE(tm), Liberty Mutual's Work Scheduling Impact Risk Estimator, co-inventor of the patented Liberty Mutual Musculoskeletal Stress Measurement System, and co-developer of VidLiTeC(tm), Liberty Mutual's quasi-dynamic
biomechanical lifting technique analysis system.

Some sessions may be presented by a guest speaker.


Your computer


Attend from the convenience of your own desk or laptop.

Prior to each session, you will receive a website link where you will log in to the session. For sound, you may use a headset or your computer's speakers. While there may be opportunities to speak, there is always a chat window available to type in questions and comments.


Registration Fee (per person):

Series of 12: $575 Series Early Bird: (before 12/3/10) $450

Individual sessions: $59 (Over the course of the year, if you attend 10 sessions at the individual session rate, you will be eligible for 2 additional sessions at no cost.)


Approved for:
.5 IH CM points for every 3 hours/technical presentations by ABIH
1.0 BRN contact hour for each one hour session
.1CEU for every one-hour session

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Awareness of popular approaches to prevent back pain and disability.

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Ethics for Health and Safety Professionals Webinar:

To Be Announced

11 am - 1 pm Pacific Time


  • ABIH— .67 Certification of Maintenance Points from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene have been — meets (exceeds) ABIH Ethics Requirement
  • Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13555 (SCERC) for 4 contact hours.
  • BCSP and Continuing Education Units — Eligible for .75 Continuation of Certification Points/CEUs for each course


MARK KATCHEN, MBA, CIHManaging Principal for The Phylmar Group, Inc. with expertise in industrial hygiene, toxicology, occupational health, risk communication and e-commerce. He received his M.S. in Environmental and Occupational Health from CSUN and MBA from Loyola Marymount University. He has more than 25 years of experience in occupational and environmental exposure assessment in such industries as petrochemical, agriculture, mining, utilities and automotive. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and a State of California Registered Environmental Assessor. Mr. Katchen is on the faculty of UC Irvine and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Center for Health Promotion as well as serving on the CSUN Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Advisory Board. He is also the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s Ambassador to Israel serving as a liaison to environmental health and safety professionals in that country.

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Plan, Prepare, Prevent, Be Ready

in 2 1-Hour Sessions
with a 3rd Optional 1 1/2 Hour Interactive Session

Session 1 — Fire Prevention Plan— includes, regulations, elements of a fire prevention plan, potential fire sources, Fire Risk Matrix, evacuation, fire safety to include (RACE and PASS), and more

Session 2 — Emergency Action Plan (EAP) — includes regulations, types of emergencies, elements of an EAP, vulnerability analysis, communication, emergency procedures, and more

Session 3 (optional) — Table-top exercise using tools from session 1 & 2 (Fire Risk Matrix, Vulnerability Analysis) along with a Sample Business Continuity Disaster Preparedness Plan which you can use your business facility/ies as the model/s to set up/draft a 2012 Action Plan Calendar for Training Drills and Exercises.


  • ABIH .17 Industrial Hygiene CM points per hour/technical presentations by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene have been applied for — .6 Total for the series
  • REHS Sessions 1 & 2—1 Contact Hour (.1 CEU), REHS each session; Session 3 — 1.5 Contact Hours
  • BRN Sessions 1 & 2—1 Contact Hour (.1 CEU), REHS each session; Session 3 — 1.5 Contact Hours California Board of Registered Nurses
  • BCSP Sessions 1 & 2 — .1 COC point each, Session 3 — .15 COC point by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals


MARY GENE RYAN, MPH, RN, COHN-S/SM, FAAOHN -- Mary Gene Ryan has a broad range of occupational health and safety experience. She has served as Director of the Nursing Service, March Air Reserve Base; Executive Officer, Channel Islands Air National Guard Base; Manager, Health and Safety, County of Ventura to name only a few of her prior positions. She is a past President of the California State Occupational health Nursing Association. She is Executive Director of MGRyan & Co., Inc.

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