Sitka, AK - Ergonomic Injury Prevention for Commercial Fishermen
Date: March 5, 2019
Hours: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cost: Free for commercial fishermen
Location: Sitka Public Library, 320 Harbor Dr, Sitka, AK 99835
Registration: Register online or call (907) 747-3287
Prevent work-related "strains, sprains, & pains" in your commercial fishing operation. Learn ergonomic principles that can help you to avoid common musculoskeletal injuries; injuries that can result in lost fishing time, expensive physical therapy or surgery, and a shortened fishing career.
Instructor Jerry Dzugan will cover these topics:
Injury Risk Factors
Safer Techniques for Lifting, Pushing, and Pulling
Workstation and Tool Design
Stretches and Exercises to Help Prevent Injuries
This class is free to commercial fishermen, thanks to support from the DCCED, NIOSH, and AMSEA members.
Get the training you need to survive emergencies at sea!