Saturday, February 11, 2006

Prestigious Ergo Cup Competition Highlights IIE's Applied Ergonomics Conference

The results of this compitition may be interesting ...

"Twenty companies will compete for the prestigious ERGO Cup for innovative ergonomic improvements to processes at the 9th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference in Orlando, Florida, March 6 through 9 presented by the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). Participants, plus a panel of judges, select the winners in three categories – Ergonomics Training, Team-driven Workplace Solutions and Ergonomist/Engineer-driven Workplace Solutions.

The Ergo Cup competition is presented by IIE and sponsored by the Ergonomics Center of North Carolina. Entries are judged on how innovative the solution is, how impactful the solution is on both ergonomic risk and financial returns and how well the team conveys its message. Winners of Ergo Cups in 2005 were Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC, General Electric Company and SAS."   continued ...   (Via PRWeb)

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