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Why does the occupant matter in green building design? (hint: ergo)

by Josie Blake Our recent ACE conference was held at The Banff Centre, in gorgeous, “Green certified” buildings (we were in this one: https://www.banffcentre.ca/articles/leed%C2%AE-gold%C2%A0achieved-kinnear-centre-creativity-innovation), which were alarmingly close to some of the wildfires (apparently only 6 miles!) The conference had a session dedicated to presentations on sustainable development, and one presentation that intrigued me was […]
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Are you in compliance with the “MOL Approved Ergonomic Guidelines”?

We recently came across a job posting for an ergonomist. (No, we’re not looking for a job—we just like to know what’s going on.) The job responsibilities included “evaluating…parts as well as assembly processes to ensure that they are in compliance with Ministry of Labour’s approved Ergonomic Guidelines.” We were startled! The MOL has “approved” […]
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