COVID-19 Ergonomics Summit: Guidelines for Safe and Healthy Work from Home

April 14, 2020

Join COEH Ergonomics Instructors Melissa Afterman and Michelle Robertson at the COVID-19 Ergonomics Summit on April 15, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to progress globally, the number of people working and schooling from home is unprecedented. This rapid transition to remote schooling and work presents unique ergonomics challenges that must be addressed. 

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society ( is producing a one-day ergonomics summit on April 15, 2020 featuring a group of seven renowned ergonomics experts who will provide state-of-the-art guidance for creating more comfortable, safer, and more productive home-based work and school environments. Attendees will learn creative ways to establish ergonomic work spaces, avoid discomfort, and reduce injuries due to increased home-based computer usage.

Learn more & register:

Speakers include: Alan Hedge, Humanuse, Inc. and Cornell University (retired) Kermit Davis, University of Cincinnati Anthony Andre, San Jose State University and Interface Analysis Associates Melissa Afterman, UC Berkeley/San Francisco Abby Ferri, Merjent Matt Jeffs, The Back School and Summit Professional Education Michelle Robertson, Office Ergonomics Research Committee, Northeastern University; University of Connecticut; University of California, Berkeley (formerly, Liberty Mutual) Plus, audience input!