New ergonomics lab opens at the U of S

Media are invited to attend the official opening of the new ergonomics laboratory at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) this week.

The lab will substantially expand the research capacity for ergonomics and biomechanics at the university, informing the development of agricultural and other equipment to reduce physical injuries. The lab serves as a base for fieldwork and processing field measurements and is home to an array of state-of-the-art measurement and simulation equipment.

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 1-4 pm (come and go)
Room 1317 E-Wing, Health Sciences Building
104 Clinic Place

Interviews can be arranged with lab director, Catherine Trask, Canada Research Chair in Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Health, and associate professor in the College of Medicine, Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture. More information about the Ergonomics Lab can be found here: Ergonomics Laboratory

For further information, or to arrange an interview, contact:

Kate Blau

Communications Specialist, College of Medicine

University of Saskatchewan

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