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2018 ACE-CROSH CONFERENCE
TECHNICAL PROGRAM*

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Day 1 – October 15, 2018

09:00-16:30

Workshop: “How to Integrate Ergonomics into the Engineering Design Process”

Facilitators: Dr. Judy Village1 and Dr. Patrick Neumann2

1School of Population and Public Health UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario

 

Day 2 – October 16, 2018

07:00

Registration Opens

 

**Denotes simultaneous translation offered during this session

08:30-09:00

Opening Remarks and Welcome**

09:00-10:15

 

Keynote Lecture: “Human Factors for the Future Workforce”**

Prof. Neil Mansfield, PhD

Head of Engineering, Nottingham Trent University

President, Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors

 

10:15 – 10:30

Health Break

 

Concurrent Sessions

       

10:30-11:30

Paper Session 1:

Physiology**

 

Igor Zovilé

Évaluation des contraintes

physiologiques associées au port d’un appareil de protection respiratoire de type P100 dans différentes conditions d’humidité relative

 

Samuel Charbonneau

Contraintes physiologiques et physiques associées au port d’un appareil de protection respiratoire de type P100 selon l’intensité physique et la température ambiante

 

Alexie Dennie

The Relationship Between the Physical Working Environment and Self-Reports of Sleep Quality and Quantity in the Mining Industry

 

Interactive Panel:

 

Chair: Michele Oliver

Panelists: Erika Ziraldo, Karen Gordon & Andrew Hamilton-Wright

 

The evolution of wearable assessment devices in ergonomics

 

Paper Session 2:

Manual Materials Handling

 

Harrison Kloke

Balanced joint loading – a new recommended lifting strategy

 

Alison McDonald

The effects of task and ladder on shoulder and low back demands during common ladder handling tasks

 

Tianna Beharriell

Physiological responses to acute lifting tasks of varied frequency and magnitude

 

11:30-13:00

Lunch and ACE Annual General Membership Meeting**

13:00-14:15

 

Keynote Lecture: “Prévention équitable de l’incapacité de travail auprès des adolescentes et adolescents faiblement qualifié.es par la conception d’environnements capacitants d’apprentissage”**

Dr. Marie Laberge, PhD

Professeure agrégée, École de réadaptation de l’Université de Montréal

Chercheuse régulière CINBIOSE | CHU Ste-Justine

 

14:15-14:45

Health Break & Exhibitor Session

 

Concurrent Sessions

14:45-16:15

Paper Session 3:

Office Ergonomics**

 

Nancy Black

Challenges of controlled measures in real office environments:  impact of workstation stand-sit height variations

 

Daniel Viggiani

Automated prediction of sit-stand desk use from low-cost distance and temperature sensors

 

Nancy Black

Matching postural state sequences with fatigue and pain experienced to distinguish low and high risk at sitting and sit-stand workstations

 

Kayla Fewster

An evaluation of office chair backrest height on muscular demands

Workshop:

 

Facilitator: Tanya Morose

 

Applying for certification with CCCPE and maintaining certification

 

Paper Session 4:

Applied Case Studies

 

Alexander Mason

Exoskeleton integration into industrial workplaces

 

Allison Stephens

Do I need a Digital Human Model (DHM) to do Ergonomics?

 

Kristina Zucchiatti

One conveyor, prolonged standing, many workers: is a chair the answer?

 

Nicholas Patrick

Developing physical demands descriptions from job simulations

17:00-18:30

Exhibitor Showcase and Reception (Solarium)

Day 3 – October 17, 2018

08:00

Registration Opens

08:30-08:45

Announcements

08:45-10:00

 

Keynote Lecture: “What is Situational Awareness and why does it matter?”

Dr. Richard Gasaway, PhD

President & Principal Consultant, Gasaway Consulting Group, LLC

Chief Scientist, Situational Awareness Matters

Resident Instructor, Executive Fire Officer Program, National Fire Academy

 

10:00-10:15

Health Break

 

Concurrent Sessions

10:15-12:00

 Interactive Panel:

 

Chair: Tammy Eger

Panelists: Mallorie Leduc, Sandra Dorman, Alison Godwin, Caleb Leduc

 

Applied Field Research using Field-Lab-Field (F2L2F) Approach

 

 

Paper Session 5:

Ergonomics in Healthcare

 

Carolynn Kallitsis

Estimated action limits and postural ranges for care providers with pediatric populations: an applied case study

 

Jim Potvin

Caregiver loads during sit-to-stand patient lifting: A simulation study of three clinical devices

 

Workshop:

 

Facilitator: Vance McPherson

 

Applying adult learning principles: ensuring success to your health and safety education and training sessions

 

 

Paper Session 6:

Student Award Finalists

 

CROSH Undergraduate Student Award Finalists

Jacqueline Toner

The impact of different handle orientations on external pushing force and muscle activity of a 4-child stroller

 

Erika Ziraldo

Design and validation of a prototype wearable device for automating low back injury risk factor quantification during manual materials handling

 

Courtney Nickel

Eliminating the learning effect for mining simulator research

 

JM Christensen Masters Award Finalists

Matthew Barrett

Can seat pan design mitigate lower limb swelling and back pain?

 

Sara Sayed

Career firefighters’ real-time physiological response to firefighting tasks over 6 months: implications for injury prevention

12:00-13:15

Lunch

 

Concurrent Sessions

13:15-14:45

Interactive Session:

 

Facilitator: Dr. Richard Gasaway

Flawed Situational Awareness: A stealth killer in the workplace

 

Paper Session 7:

Mobile Equipment

 

Kevin Gillespie

Forensic Ergonomics: Line of sign and visibility assessment in critical injury and fatality ‘struck-by’ investigations; a case study

 

Heather Kahle

Efficacy of broadband alarms: use, perception and safety

 

Brandon Vance

Documenting construction worker knowledge and attitude around reversing aids and visibility policies

 

Amandeep Singh

Investigation of occupational ride comfort in cultivation operation by Taguchi's method

 

Paper Session 8:

Founders Award Finalists: PhD and Post-Doctoral Fellows

 

Michal Glinka

Chair design challenges for accommodating postures between traditional sitting and standing

 

Katie Goggins

Anatomical locations for capturing magnitude differences in foot-transmitted vibration exposure

 

Colin McKinnon

The influence of hand location on lumbar spine axial twist and flexion postures during simulated industrial reaching tasks

14:45-15:15

Health Break

 

Concurrent Sessions

15:15-16:45

Interactive Session: Flawed Situational Awareness continued.

Workshop:

 

Facilitator: Lucy Hart

 

Office ergonomics 2018: unpacking the new CSAz412 standard

 

 

Paper Session 9:

General Ergonomics

 

Catherine Trask

Egress technique in agricultural machinery and the risk of falls

 

Mallorie Leduc

Vibration Toolkit: Evaluation of an educational intervention

 

Corey Bouwmeester

The effect of underground mining footwear on lower limb gait characteristics and comfort

18:00

Social Event

Science North: Join us for an exciting evening at Science North on Ramsey Lake, including interactive exhibits, a cash bar, and appetizers!

Day 4 – October 18, 2018

08:00

Registration Opens

08:45-09:00

Announcements

09:00-10:15

Keynote Lecture: “Reaping what we sow- Engaging Workers and Stakeholders in Agricultural Health Research”

Dr. Catherine Trask, PhD

Canada Research Chair in Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Health

Associate Professor, Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture

University of Saskatchewan

10:15-10:30

Health Break

 

Concurrent Sessions

10:30-12:00

Paper Session 10:

General Ergonomics

 

Peg Scherzinger

Ergonomics assessment methods and guidelines used in the investigation of a critical injury and a fatality due to falls from ladders

 

Heather Kahle

‘What goes right’

Using appreciative action research to understand work performance and promote system-level resilience in the silviculture industry

 

Ornwipa Thamsuwan

Field-based electromyography to assess shoulder muscle activity during repetitive tasks: an application in apple orchards

 

Cyrus Lee

 

Evaluation of smartphone sound level meter applications for spectral analysis by comparing internal and external microphones

Paper Session 11:

Ergonomics in Healthcare

 

Amy Doan

Medical device user interfaces and blame: use and user error

Perceptions

 

Nicholas La Delfa

Quantifying upper extremity muscle exposures

During manual pill crushing

 

Josie Blake

The fundamentals of ergonomics win again: adjusting the patient (work) to the nurse (worker)

 

Ryan Smiley

Case study: BCEHS patient handling equipment implementation

Workshop:

 

Facilitator: Richard Wells

 

Development of a new MSD Prevention Guide for Ontario

 

 

12:00-13:00

Lunch

Presentation of Student Awards & Closing Remarks

 

Concurrent Sessions

13:00-14:30

Applied Workshop:

 

Facilitator: Allison Stephens

 

Moving from Lab to Industry : How to measure force and assess it for acceptability

 

 

Workshop:

 

Facilitator: Trevor Schell

 

Can ergonomists do more harm than good? How to avoid costly mistakes for your clients.

 

 

Workshop:

 

Facilitator: Richard Wells

 

Development of a new MSD Prevention Guide for Ontario Continued

*Technical Program is subject to change

**Indicates session that offers simultaneous translation