Upcoming Events:

AMI Foundation 2014 Conference on Worker Safety, Human Resources and the Environment
April 9-10, 2014
Westin Crown Center
Kansas City, MO

Training Materials:

Ergonomics in the Meat Industry/Instructor's Guide
A suggested overview for conducting employee training sessions using the Ergonomics in the Meat & Poultry Industry Video and the Employees Information Manual. Provides tips and ideas on leading discussions describing the key elements of a plant program.

Ergonomics in the Meat Industry/Employee Information
Oriented toward employees to provide basic information on ergonomics, cumulative trauma and the employee's role in prevention. All plant employees should recieve a copy. (Available in English and Spanish).

A Guide to Practical Ergonomics: Management Strategies for Preventing Strains and Sprains
Ergonomics is the science of workstation design, adjusting the job to fit the worker, instead of forcing the worker to fit the job. This manual provides a solid introduction to ergonomics, identifying common problems, and suggesting cost-effective remedies.

Ergonomics in the Meat and Poultry Industry: Understanding Cumulative Trauma
This video details the type and causes of repetitive motion disorders that occur frequently in meat and poultry packing and processing. Learn what your company can do to prevent and correct cumulative truma in the workplace. (Available in English and Spanish).

To order, fill out an order form. All publications are $10.00 each ($13.00 for outside the U.S.) and videos are $50.00 each ($58.00 for outside the U.S.).

Worker Safety Assistance:

Worker safety assistance is available directly from AMI staff experts. In addition, becuase worker safety is treated as a non-competitive issue by AMI members, industry experts are also available to assist others when problems occur. For additional information, contact Dan McCausland, (608) 242-5950, director of worker safety and human relations.

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