Ergonomics News

March 2010

  • ETC continues to service Pitney Bowes with their Ergonomics Process
  • ETC assesses ergonomic needs at WeRecycle
  • ETC assists the government CAP program
  • ETC continues to assist Warner Music Group
  • ETC continues to service USPS ERRP

July 2008

  • ETC continues to service Pitney Bowes with their Ergonomics Process
  • ETC wins Canada Post contract
  • ASSE PDC great success for ETC
  • Cindy now serves as Past Chair of the ASSE Foundation
  • ETC continues to service USPS ERRP

June 2008

  • ETC performing ergonomic services for Blinds to Go
  • ASSE PDC in Vegas
  • Pitney Bowes has ongoing ergonomics services
  • ETC laboratory abuzz with new products� designs
  • ETC training Otis Elevator employees
  • ETC spins off a new company ETCSafety fulfilling the needs of OSHA training, construction site management, and other safety issues with quality CSPs, OSHA Certified trainers and Site Safety Management personnel
  • See everyone at the ASSE PDC in Vegas. Come and visit our booth
  • ETC would like to welcome Dr. Kevin Rider to our Scientific Advisory Board. Kevin's knowledge of Biomechanics and Cognitive Neuroscience add the element to ETC of identifying those hidden causes of occupational injuries that improve workplace safety through human-centered design of products and services.

May 2008

  • ETC’s ergo labs conducting a product evaluation for Cardinal Health
  • ETC’s ergo labs assessing new product from ErgoTech
  • ETC training Deloitte on Office Ergonomics
  • Cindy speaking on Aging and Workers’ Compensation in RT240 Older Workers, Newer Thinking at AIHce 2008 which will be held June 2-5
  • Cindy speaking at ISOES June 12 2008 Chicago Details and Registration:
  • ETC has a booth at ASSE PDC
  • Cindy giving the State of the Foundation speech at the ASSE PDC

April 2008

  • Dynegy Energy continues their SPA process
  • Cindy to speak at the PacRim Governor�s Conference on Safety and Health in Hawaii on May 19th
  • ETC has the front page article in the March edition of CTDNews titled,�Learn to speak economics to help sell ergonomics program internally�
  • ETC awarded a corporate contract with the Canada Post Corporation for health and safety training.
  • Pitney Bowes awards a corporate contract to ETC

March 2008

  • ETC had a very successful Applied Ergonomics Conference that was held in Orlando FL. Cindy spoke and we also had a booth where we met a lot of new folks and were able to see some of our ergonomists, and existing clients
  • ETC has a large article in The Compass, the technical publication of the ASSE�s Management Practice Specialty titled, � The Ergonomist as a Business Management Asset�

January 2008

  • Happy New Year to all and we hope this year is safer, and a more prosperous year for all
  • Phase 20 kicked off this month for the USPS and the process is going gung ho
  • ETC has the front page article in CTDNews for January regarding the New Year and Ergonomics
  • Dynegy Energy had their Corporate Safety meeting and ETC presented the very successful and mandated SPA process

December 2007

  • The ErgoExpo turned out a huge success with many new attendees as well as an opportunity to catch up with some old clients
  • ETC services American BOA
  • Dynegy's SPA program continues
  • ETC wishes everyone a Very Happy and Healthy Holiday season and a Wonderful New Year
  • Ergo Article of the Month (read more)

November 2007

  • ETC partners with Safety Evaluations to perform services for American BOA
  • ETC continues to perform services for Constellation Energy
  • The ETC Magnificent 7 continue working with the USPS’s ERRP process
  • CEO of ETC addressing the new ASSE Hudson Valley Chapter November 12th
  • ETC Services Panasonic at their LA facility
  • ETC will be presenting and exhibiting at the National Ergonomics Conference and exposition (booth number 343) in Las Vegas November 27-30

October 2007

  • October is National Ergonomics Month!
  • ETC continues with Ergonomics for Construction for Bovis LendLease
  • Ergonomics Process for Dynegy Energy nationally has been made mandatory for all facilities
  • USPS concentrating their ERRP process in the customer service areas
  • ETC performs ergonomics services for Cannon Muskegon foundries

September 2007

  • ETC proudly authors another article published in Occupational Hazards for August read
  • ETC implements SPA program for Dynegy's Independence Facility
  • ETC continues the implementation of ergonomics into Hallmarks Lean Process
  • ETC in its partnership with USPS assists in the delivery of the Ergonomic Risk Reduction Process for Customer Service
  • ETC continues reducing the workers’ compensation claims for Palm Beach County Florida through Ergonomic Services
  • Through our partnership with Sedgwick CMS, American Express is well on their way with their National Ergonomics Program

August 2007

  • Hallmark signs a 2 year national contract for ergonomic integration into their lean manufacturing processes
  • Dynegy Energy continues their ergonomic processes
  • ETC to conduct vibration study and ergonomic inspection of workstations for EMC Corporation

    Board of Governors Briefed on Third Quarter Performance & Financial Results

    National on-time performance scores for the delivery of First-Class Mail were at all-time highs in the third quarter of fiscal year 2007 for all three of the categories the Postal Service tracks. Overnight service was 96 percent on-time, up from 95 percent the same period last year. Two-day service was 93 percent on-time and three-day service was 91 percent on-time.

    First-Class Mail performance, presented today during the Postal Service Board of Governors meeting, is measured independently by IBM Global Business Services. The process measures First-Class Mail from the time it’s deposited into a collection box or lobby mail chute until it’s delivered to a home or business.

    “I’m very proud of our third quarter performance,” said Postmaster General Jack Potter. “Our performance is at an all time high and this is the first time that a 93 percent on-time score has been achieved for two-day national performance.”

    Five districts led the nation with a 97 percent on-time score for overnight delivery. They are the Dakotas, Greensboro, Big Sky, Louisiana and Northland districts.

    During the same period, national residential customer satisfaction was at 92 percent, as measured by the Gallup Organization. Eight districts earned scores of 96 percent or better for customer satisfaction — Albany, Maine, Southeast Michigan, Massachusetts, Western New York, Greater Michigan, Dakotas and Hawkeye.

    Third Quarter Financial Results
    Also during today’s Board of Governors meeting, Chief Financial Officer Glen Walker said revenue for the third quarter totaled $18.4 billion, up 2.9 percent from the same period last year. Expenses for the quarter totaled $19.1 billion, including $878 million that is attributable to the implementation of the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act signed into law the end of last year. The result was a $659 million net loss for the third quarter.

    Total factor productivity (TFP) once again continued its upward trend in the third quarter, increasing by 1.8 percent, with year-to-date TFP up 1.4 percent.

July 2007

On Monday June 25, 2007 at the ASSE PDC held in Orlando, FL., Cindy Roth, CEO of ETC was elected as Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the American Society of Safety Engineers’ Foundation (ASSEF).

Asse Foundation Logo

The Foundation, established by and in partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), generates funding and provides resources for scholarship, applied research, academic accreditation, and related academic initiatives in order to advance the safety, health, and environmental profession. The Foundation currently supports these initiatives:

Fostering Future Safety and Health Professionals Award scholarships, internships and fellowships to students and faculty pursuing safety and health studies in accredited college and university degree programs.

Conducting Applied Safety Research Support safety and health research initiatives and publish findings that advance accident and illness prevention.

Expanding Accreditation of Safety and Health Curriculums Provide funding and direction to colleges and universities with safety degree programs seeking ASSE/ABET accreditation.

About ASSE

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Founded in 1911, ASSE is the oldest and largest professional safety organization. Its more than 30,000 members manage, supervise and consult on safety, health, and environmental issues in industry, insurance, government and education. ASSE is guided by a 16-member Board of Directors, which consists of 8 regional vice presidents; three council vice presidents; Society president, president-elect, senior vice president, vice president of finance and executive director. ASSE has 13 practice specialties, 152 chapters, 31 sections and 52 student sections.

June 2007

  • ETC had very successful speaking engagements and booth attendance at the ErgoExpo East held in NYC which included visitors from Sweden
  • ETC performs ergonomic services for Gulfstream in Mexicali, Mexico
  • Dynergy Energy continues with their customized ergonomics process
  • ETC continues to provide Bovis Lend Lease with construction ergonomics

May 2007

  • ETC will attend the ErgoEXPO, booth number 11 in NYC, Cindy Roth will be speaking
  • ETC has partnered with Sedgwick CMS for exciting new Claims Management Model development
  • ETC has partnered with Quinn Construction Consulting Corporation and will provide training services to Bovis Land Lease in NYC

April 2007

  • ETC Continues ergonomic assessments for Constellation Energy
  • Dynegy Energy Ergonomics SPA program is scheduled to start
  • Ergo articles published in Pipeline and Future Fuels from the UAE

    FY 2008 Budget Request Includes $18 Million Increase for OSHA
    The President's budget request of $490.3 million for OSHA during FY 2008 will allow the agency to improve workplace safety and health through compliance assistance and enforcement of occupational safety and health regulations and standards, explained Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA Edwin G. Foulke Jr. during a briefing in Washington, D.C., Feb. 5. The President's request includes increases for federal enforcement, federal compliance assistance and cooperative programs.

March 2007

  • ETC's CEO Ms. Cynthia Roth is featured in the Wall Street Journal. To see a video sample please click on this link
  • ETC gives seminar at Applied Ergo on New Technologies (Ergo Risk Factors) in Dallas
  • ETC addresses the Health/Safety Annual Meeting for American Foundrymen's Society
  • ETC concludes major back study with NYU
  • Constellation Energy continues to utilize ETC services
  • ETC provides office specifications for Segal Corp.
  • Bechtel has awarded ETC a sole source ergonomics engineering contract
  • Dynegy Energy has awarded ETC their ergonomics program development contract (SPA)
  • ASSE Engineering announces new Ergonomics Practice Specialty ETC plays a major role

February 2007

ETC will conduct study to validate BackJoy product.

January 2007

ETC continues to host the Greater NY Safety Council’s training every Wed at the ETC office in NY. Subjects range from Ergonomic Guidelines for Construction to Electrical Safety Awareness/Lockout Tagout, Excavation for the Competent Person, OSHA 510-30 hour Construction, Steel Erection and Fall Protection, How to Prevent Musculoskeletal Injuries and Reduce Back Injuries and Respiratory Protection and PPE


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