Office ergonomics presentation planned

An upcoming presentation will cover office ergonomics and ways to reduce the health risks associated with sitting.

The Colorado Plateau Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers has scheduled the presentation for 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 7 in the culinary school meeting room at Western Colorado Community College, 2508 Blicmann Ave. in Grand Junction.

Admission, which includes lunch, is $13 for members of the ASSE, Western Slope Safety Council and Mesa County Safety Council and $20 for others. Reduced admission is available for those who don’t want lunch. Reservations are due noon Nov. 6. For reservations or more information send an e-mail

David Heurkamp, a certified office ergonomics evaluator with ProSpace Interiors in Grand Junction, will discuss the  latest results of medical research into disorders associated with poor office ergonomics and ways to reduce those risks.