ASSP Los Angeles Chapter Webinar

  • April 29, 2021
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Topic The Impact of COVID-19 on Ergonomics: Lessons Learned

In the past year, the impact of COVID-19 has been felt by many. Organizations and businesses have had to adapt to the changing environment by making changes to their work procedures, environment and work stations to accommodate new rules and regulations as well as business needs related to COVID-19. This webinar will discuss some of the unique ergonomics challenges and solutions associated with this challenging new work environment.

Speaker Anuja Patil, MS, CPE, CSP

Anuja Patil serves as Risk Control Consulting Director Ergonomics for CNA.  In this role, she is responsible for the overall assessment, evaluation and delivery of risk control ergonomic services and technical support to increase underwriting profit. Risk control ergonomics services include complex ergonomics assessments to identify work tasks in occupational settings that have high injury risks and which reduce worker productivity.

Prior to joining CNA in 2019, Anuja worked  at Faraday Future, as the Ergonomics Manager, where she supported the Environmental Health & Safety department with ergonomics and safety services.  Anuja has ergonomics expertise in the manufacturing, healthcare, biopharma, tech, and utility industries and has developed and led the global ergonomics programs for Faraday Future and Tesla. This work included developing and tracking metrics and risk assessments, training process and design engineering teams, investigating incidents, creating ergonomic strategies, and building ergonomic teams.

Anuja holds a bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy and a master’s degree in  Environmental Health focusing on Ergonomics.  Anuja is a Board Certified Ergonomist(CPE), a Board Certified Safety Professional(CSP) and is Six Sigma Green Belt Certified. Anuja serves as the Assistant Administrator on the ASSP Ergonomics Practice Specialty Group and is a member of the ASTM F48 Insurance and Liability Subcommittee on Exoskeletons and Exosuits.

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