Safety 2009 Proceedings

504 Aging, Obesity & Diversity: The Office of the Future

Instructor: Jerome J. Congleton, Ph.D., P.E., CPE, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Description: The design of workspaces that can accommodate the diverse workforce of today is critical. Many of the assumptions we make about anthropometry, obesity and aging are poor estimates of the reality of today’s workforce. In this presentation practical design solutions for workspaces serving a diverse workforce will be discussed.

Level: B I