Despite the battle in Washington over the ergonomics standard and its uncertain future, a number of ergo seminars and conferences are popping up. Here’s a sampling of what’s coming:

Fourth Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference, March 12-15, Orlando, Fla. Presented by the Institute of Industrial Engineers. For info:; 800-494-0460 (770-449-0460).

90-minute Teleconference on OSHA’s Ergonomics Standard, March 21, 2 pm, EST. Speakers include former OSHA chief Charles Jeffress and Mark Hansen, CSP, PE, Certified Professional Ergonomist. Sponsored by the American Society of Safety Engineers. Fee is $59 for ASSE members, $69.00 for non-members. For info:; 847-699-2929.

“Ergonomics & OSHA in Your Workplace,” a series of one-day seminars presented by the Keller Technical Institute, will begin April 24 in Atlanta. 13 seminars will be held in 13 cities nationwide. Fee is $229 for the first attendee, $189 for each additional participant. For info:; 800-642-2067.

“OSHA Compliance: How to Implement an Ergonomics Program”, is a seminar series presented by the National Safety Council and AON Risk Consultants offered in 20 locations nationwide. Two-hour breakfast seminars and full-day seminars are available. For info:; 414-225-5364.

“Ergonomics Symposium: From Concept to Practice — Making Ergonmics Work”, June 3, New Orleans. Sponsored by the American Industrial Hygiene Association. Fee: $395 for AIHA members, $515 for non-members (must register by 4/27); $480 for members and $595 for non-members after 4/27.For info:; 703-849-8888