Conference Program

Social Event

Social Event – Rally in the Alley with McCarthy’s Party

Workshops 

ACE Conference Workshops

Preliminary Program 

Program at a glance

 

Time

Monday August 12

Tuesday August 13

Wednesday August 14

Thursday August 15

7:30

 

Registration

 

 

8:00

Registration

Registration

Registration

8:30

Full Day Workshop – Salon E

Design Communication Tools: Stakeholders, Personas, and User Journey Maps

Full day Workshop – Salon F

Fatigue Risk Management - Practical Strategies for Individuals and Organizations

Half day Workshop – Salon G

Using the MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario: An Employer's Success

 

Opening remarks

 

Keynote – “Design Thinking to Disrupt Traditional Thinking” - Catherine Courage, VP, Google  

(Salon A)

Announcements

 

Keynote – “Ships, Helicopters and Automobiles: Transportation Vehicles as

the Working Environment” – Dr. Wayne Albert, Dean of the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of New Brunswick

(Salon A)

Announcements

 

Keynote - “Human Technology Teaming; exploring the relationship” - Dr. Heather Neyedli, Faculty Member, Dalhousie University

(Salon A)

9:00

9:30

10:00

Break

 

Exhibitor presentations

(Salon A)

Break & Exhibitor Showcase

(Salons B/C/D)

 

Break

 

10:15

Workshops continue

Break and Exhibitor Showcase

(Salons B/C/D)

 

10:30

Session 10: IEA 2021 Triennial World Congress: Opportunities for Canada on the World Stage of Ergonomics – Salon E

 

Session 11: Office Ergonomics – sponsored by Contour Designs – Salon F

Office Ergo, in the Extremes

 

The Expansion of the Rapid Office Strain Assessment (ROSA): An Office Ergonomics Tool

 

A Productivity Analysis of 6 Popular Ergonomic Mouse Designs

 

Effect of a Spine Decompression Chair Design Compared to a Control on Spine Height and Posture During Prolonged Sitting.

Session 12: Rehabilitation and Paramedics – Salon G

Exploring Personal, Sport-Related, and Rehabilitation-Related Risk Factors of Rehabilitation Over Adherence Among Injured Athletes

 

Case Studies of Recovering Strength and Reach Following Massive Rotator Cuff Tear Repair

 

Relationship Between Functional Movement Screen performance and Self-Reported Discomfort Among Experienced Paramedics.

 

Evaluating an Intervention to Reduce Neonate Whole Body Vibration Exposures During Ambulance Transport

Session 19: Fatigue Risk Management – Panel Discussion of Workplace Strategies – Salon E

 

 

Session 20: Considerations for Comfort – Salon F

 

Evaluating the Efficacy of Sharps-Proof Clothing for Reducing Biomechanical Exposure in Municipal Waste Collectors

 

The Neck-Shoulder Comfort Tradeoff: Effects of Large Touchscreen Monitor Tilt Angles on Standing Tasks.

 

Blue Eyes: A Look at Blue-Light Emissions and the Potential Hazard to Vision and Sleep

 

Exploring the Impact of Critical Incident Exposure on Psychological Fatigue as a Risk Factor for Musculoskeletal Injury During Firefighting Tasks

 

 

 

 

10:45

Session 1: Collaborations in Ergonomics (in French) – Salon E

A Look at the Interprofessional Collaboration in Architectural Design: The Case of the Reception Desks at the Future Centre Intégré de Cancérologie du CHU de Québec Université Laval

 

The Contribution of Work Analysis in the Training Needs Analysis Process: New Opportunities in Ergonomics

Session 2: Military and Seating Considerations – Salon F

Aircraft Cockpit Accommodation: A Pilot Study

 

Comparing Whole-Body Vibration Exposures and Psychomotor Vigilance Task Performance across Two Classes of Truck Seats

 

Musculoskeletal Hazards and Injuries in Canadian Aquaculture: A Strategy for Hazard Identification and Risk Reduction

Session 3: MSDs and Lifting – Salon G

Designing for Client Lifts in Healthcare – A Guideline for Care, Safety and Consistency in Alberta Health Services

 

A Multi-Professional Approach to Investigating Musculoskeletal Injuries Among Medical Radiation Technologists: A Case Study for New Equipment

 

Study of Musculoskeletal Disorders Among Insurance Office Employees

11:00

11:15

11:30

11:45

AGM/Lunch

 

(Salon A)

 

 

 

 

 

 

12:00

Lunch (for all workshop participants)

 

Lunch

 

(Salon A)

Lunch

Presentation of Awards, Closing remarks

 

(Salon A)

12:15

12:30

12:45

13:00

Full Day Workshop cont’d – Salon E

Design Communication Tools: Stakeholders, Personas, and User Journey Maps

Full day Workshop cont’d – Salon F

Fatigue Risk Management - Practical Strategies for Individuals and Organizations

Half day Workshop – Salon G

Moving from Lab to Industry: Current and Future Force Measurement, to Determine Risk of injury

 

Session 13: Using the MSD Prevention Guidelines for Ontario: An Employer’s Success – Salon E

 

Session 14: Return on Investment and Risk Assessment – Salon F

Healthcare Facility Mock-up Guidelines: Optimizing Return on Investment (ROI) for Quality and Patient Safety

 

Human Behaviour Prediction for Risk Assessment in Ergonomics: Two Case Examples

 

Development of an Integrated System and Human Modelling Approach to Quantify Biomechanical Load and Care Quality in Nursing work

 

Session 15: Office Ergonomics: Unpacking the 2017 CSA Z412 Standard – Salon G

 

 

13:15

13:30

Session 4: Design and Operations (in French) – Salon E

Integrating Ergonomics into a Design Project at the CHU de Québec: The Case of the New Hospital Complex

 

Cleaning and Disinfection of Food Processing Machinery – The Rigour of an Unknown Job

 

The Concept of Enabling Spaces: A Promising Theoretical Avenue in Ergonomics

Session 5: Muscle Analysis & Fatigue – Salon F

Isometric Wrist Flexor and Extensor Muscle Fatigue Similarly Impairs Hand Tracking Performance Using a Haptic Wrist Robot

 

Surface EMG Analysis of Posture and Muscle Load for Medical Sonography Tasks - A Pilot Study

Session 6: Effects of Sitting – Salon G

Monitoring Calf Circumference During Prolonged Sitting Followed by Walking

 

Is Spinal Stiffness Affected by Prolonged Sitting?

 

Comparison of Whole-Body Vibration Exposures When Operating a Bus with an Active, Passive and Static Suspension Bus Seat

 

13:45

14:00

Technical Tours – Lobby of the Delta

 

 

14:15

14:30

Break

 

Break and Exhibitor Showcase

(Salons B/C/D)

 

Break and Exhibitor Showcase

14:45

Workshops continue

 

Exhibitor Prizes

(Salons B/C/D)

 

15:00

Session 7: MSD Prevention and Postures (in French) – Salon E

Assigning a Tutor in the Workplace to Support MSD Prevention

 

Optimal Duration of Standing Periods at the Office According to Perception

 

Physiological and Biomechanical Comparison Between Different Sit-to-Stand Postures to Sitting and Standing Postures and Short Walks

Session 8: General Biomechanics – Salon F

Using Principal Components to Test Reach Patterns in 3 Groups

 

Biomechanical Demands of Automobile Tire Changing

 

Finding, Providing and Implementing “Ergonomic Techniques” for Outdoor Workers

Session 9: Analysis & Validation of Physical and Ergonomic Techniques – Salon G

Comparison of Video-Based and Traditional Physical Demands Description Methods

 

Evaluating the Prospective Benefits of Physical Demands Description (PDD) Data Created from Job Simulations

 

Effects of Three VO2 Max Estimation Methods on the Results of Three Heart Rate-Based Energy Consumption Estimation Models

Session 16: Ergonomic Awareness in the Workplace – Salon E

How Does Employer Support Effect an Ergonomics Practitioner’s Awareness of the Relationship Between Ergonomics and Psychosocial Hazard Control?

 

Techniques for Improving Ergonomics Awareness in Workers

 

In the 4th Industrial Revolution, Ergonomics Cannot be an Afterthought!!!

 

The Application of HFE and Ambulance Design Standards in Canada’s EMS System

Session 17: ACE National: Encouraging Member Retention and Engagement – A Discussion – Salon F

 

Session 18: Systematic Supports for Health & Safety – Salon G

Workplace Practices and Policies to Support Workers with Depression.

 

Relationship Between Psychosocial Health Status and Simulated Patient-Care Scenario Performance Among Experienced Paramedics.

 

Health & Safety Climate in a University Setting

 

Workplace and System-Based Interventions on Return-To-Work and Recovery for Musculoskeletal and Mental Health Conditions. Findings from Two Systematic Reviews

15:15

15:30

15:45

16:00

16:15

 

16:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17:30 

Early Registration

Exhibitor Showcase time    5:30-7:30pm

Salon B/C/D

 

 

18:00

50th anniversary celebration

Salon B/C/D – Sponsored by ergoCentric

 

Social: Rally in the Ally

Meet in Salon A

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technical Tours (Choose One)

www.mi.mun.ca/cms

1. Centre for Marine Simulation

In operation since 1994, the Centre for Marine Simulation (CMS) is an industrial arm of the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University (MI). Operating under MI's School of Maritime Studies, CMS combines its unique North Atlantic location, world-class simulation technology, and industry-driven expertise to solve the toughest simulation problems for its clients.

The Centre is located in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador and the forefront of Canada's ocean technology industry. The city boasts one of the most sophisticated and comprehensive concentrations of ocean technology organizations anywhere in Canada.

As a centre of excellence, CMS responds to a variety of requests ranging from ship manoeuvring and procedural trials, performance examination and improvements, and customized training to operational efficiency reviews, marine equipment testing, and port design evaluation.

Its clients are globally based and come from a variety of maritime sectors: commercial shipping, oil and gas, port operations, civil engineering, environmental, marine policy and regulation and more.

We have an edge of our own.
High fidelity, state-of-the-art technology, 360° visuals, and motion systems that provide our clients with unprecedented realism.

Our objective is simple:
Improve operational efficiency by enhancing a mariner’s knowledge, skill, and confidence.

 

2. Offshore Safety and Survival Centre – Focus on Fire Fighting

   

The Offshore Safety & Survival Centre, a division of Memorial University’s Marine Institute offers a comprehensive range of safety and emergency response training courses to the marine transportation, offshore petroleum, fishing and industrial sectors.  The OSSC is uniquely positioned to carry-out high quality, relevant research in the area of emergency response, survival and rescue.  The OSSC research team has expanded significantly in recent years and in collaboration of the OSSC instructional team the group is in an extraordinary position to conduct research that will better inform decision-makers, designers, regulators, operators and trainers.

During your visit to the facility, you will be treated to an overview of the various training and research activities taking place at the OSSC and will have an opportunity to visit our Survival Tank and Firefighting Training ground.  This Survival Tank is equipped with an environmental theater which allows researchers to simulate real world conditions including wind, rain, lightning, thunder, sea spray and sea state.  The Fire Training ground is equipped with multiple mock training props (including a 2 level ship structure and two level Oil Rig Structure).  With additional capability to conduct pressurized firefighting, confined space training and fire extinguisher training the OSSC is an excellent place to feel the heat of real world emergencies in the marine and offshore sectors.  If time allows, you will have the opportunity to fly on our full motion helicopter flight simulator travelling to the Hibernia offshore oil installation.

We look forward to welcoming you to the OSSC soon.

 

 

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