Date & Time: MONDAY, 15 October 2018 (2:00 p.m.)

Subject: young people musculoskeletal issues

Speaker:  Jon Abbott from Cardinus [see below]

Followed by: workshop on benchmarking accident date reporting

Location: NCVO

Address: 8 All Saints Street, London N1 9RL

Speaker: Jon Abbott.

The future workforce and the challenges charities will have when managing the ergonomics risk of their young and graduate workforce.  The focus will be considering how the impact of technology use in the school system is likely to increase the number and extent of workplace modifications and accommodations

Jon Abbott is a director at Cardinus Risk Management Limited, with more than 15 years’ experience of ergonomics, safety and occupational health. Over that period he has worked with a wide variety of organisations in the private and public sector providing a full range of risk management solutions including software, e-learning and consultancy.

Jon was instrumental in setting up Cardinus operations in America and Holland and is currently responsible for the global strategy at Cardinus. Jon feels passionately about the health and well-being of young people and he believes more must be done to protect the workforce of the future. This drove him to set up Healthy Working MOVE in 2013, an award-winning ergonomics programme for kids.