Toronto, Ontario – July 18, 2019, – The Canadian Institutes of Health Research indicates that Musculoskeletal disorder (MSDs) is one of the most costly medical conditions in Canada, estimating direct and indirect costs to be in the $22 billion range (http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/48830.html). MSDs are also the number one type of lost-time work injury reported to the Workplace Safety Insurance Board in Ontario. (https://www.ontario.ca/page/ergonomics-workplace)
ergoCentric Seating Systems, a company who was founded specifically to design and manufacture ergonomic seating, today announced it will be the platinum sponsor of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) 50th annual national conference. The conference will be held August 12 – 15, 2019 at the Delta Hotel and Conference Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland. This year’s theme, “New Horizons” recognizes the ever-changing field of ergonomics and human factors and explores the future and the influences ergonomics will have on research and work practices. ergoCentric will be in booth 18 and 25.
“Applying ergonomics principles to the workplace can reduce musculoskeletal injuries as well as improve productivity and quality of work,” said Terry Cassaday, Founder of ergoCentric. “MSDs are a widespread and costly problem that can be avoided if organizations engage with ergonomists and provide their employees with proper workplace tools. With our high-performance task seating and height adjustable workstations, ergoCentric is ready and able to solve that problem for Canadian workers and employers.”
In addition to being a platinum sponsor, ergoCentric will also exhibit the latest developments in its ergonomic task seating, such as the tCentric Hybrid, and height adjustable workstations at the conference.
About ergoCentric Seating Systems
ergoCentric Seating Systems was founded in 1990 specifically to manufacture ergonomic seating. Since then, the ergoCentric team has been continuously improving its seating systems and is dedicated to designing and manufacturing the best ergonomic seating in the world. Its build-to-order manufacturing system and always in stock inventory of components allows ergoCentric to fit virtually 100% of the workforce quickly and cost effectively.
The Association of Canadian Ergonomists/Association Canadienne d’Ergonomie (ACE), established in 1968, is a bilingual, professional association with over 500 members comprised of individuals and organizations from coast to coast. ACE has five regional chapters: Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, Prairie & Northern, British Columbia / Yukon.
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Karen Woods, Public Relations Specialist
ergoCentric Seating Systems