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Women in Safety #5 - Ergonomics and Safety in the Workplace

By Tamara Parris
Published: November 19, 2019 | Last updated: March 16, 2020 01:32:07
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In episode five of Women in Safety, sponsored by Safeopedia, we are talking to Iolanthe Culjak President of Optimum Ergo and Corey Martin President of SpotLight Safety about workplace Ergonomics and how to increase safety in our work environments using ergonomic methods. Iolanthe and Corey share their insights and stories from their own professional experiences with us during our discussion.

About Our Guests:

Iolanthe Culjak, PT, CEAS is the President of Optimum Ergo. She has been a physical therapist for over 24 years and Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist since 2005. She has trained a multitude of employees and management in ergonomics, tool handling, wellness, daily warm-ups, fall prevention, and body mechanics. She has helped improve workplace injury prevention for varying industries including manufacturing, office, construction, Federal government, fire fighters, janitorial and more. She specializes in the human factor which is the key component for injury prevention. She believes that all levels of an organization must work together to reduce injuries, improve productivity and increase employee retention.

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Corey Martin is the President of SpotLight Safety. He blends a unique combination of bench science and EHS experience to provide clients with high quality safety training, materials, and regulatory guidance to promote safe and compliant research and manufacturing programs. He believes well-established safety programs form the bedrock of efficient, productive workplaces and is committed to helping clients develop buy-in at all levels of the organization.

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Written by Tamara Parris

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Tamara Parris is the VP of Community and Business Development at Safeopedia, and owner of EHS Professionals Group on LinkedIn. Her passion is working with other EHS Professionals to collaborate in thought leadership, networking and connecting our industry peers to resources that will increase profitability and safety practices within their workplaces. Tamara has been in the Health and Safety field for over 20 years, her industry experiences include the Construction sector, CCTV and Security, and Commercial Retail industries.

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