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September 17-18, 2020 - JFAssociates, Inc to attend and present at the 2020 SISE Virtual Conference.

JFAssociates, Inc to attend and present at the Ninth Annual World Conference of the Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering on September 17-18, 2020.

If you would like to learn more about this conference please click here.

2020
April 30, 2020 - Jeff Fernandez and Anand Subramanian remotely attended and judged at 2020 Annual General Donald R. Keith Memorial Conference in West Point, NY

The Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering (SISE) supported the annual conference for the students of West Point Academy in New York. Due to Sars-COVID 19, this year's conference was held virtually on April 30, 2020.

If you are interested in learning more about the past or upcoming conference please click here.

April 1, 2020: Jeff Fernandez and Anand Subramanian with Brandy Farris Miller publish an article entitled "Ergonomics Recommendations for Remote Work" in EHS Today.

Ergonomics Recommendations for Remote Work

..for a majority of individuals who are going to be working from home for the first time, getting the correct home office setup presents challenging problem – “Setting up an effective space that can be used for safe and productive work”.

Read the entire article on EHS Today or you can access the complete PDF version here.

March 20, 2020: Statement of Decision in the LaFace v.  Ralphs Grocery Company matter (Suitable Seating). Issued by the Superior Court of the State of California.

In the matter of Jill LaFace v. Ralphs Grocery Company, the Superior Court of the State of California has issued the Statement of Decision and finds in favor of defendant Ralphs Grocery Company and against plaintiff Jill LaFace. You can read the decision by the Hon. Judge Patricia Nieto here.

2019
October 29, 2019 - Jeff Fernandez presented with the 2019 BCPE Distinguished Service Award.

The Board of Certification for Professional Ergonomics (BCPE) honors Dr. Jeffrey Fernandez with the 2019 Distinguished Service Award during their Annual Networking Reception held on October 29, 2019 at the Sheraton Grand Seattle in conjunction with the Annual HFES Conference. This award is given at the discretion of the BCPE to professionals in the recognition of their commitment and service to the organization and the ergonomics profession. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Fernandez on receiving this award.

October 17-18, 2019 - JFAssociates, Inc attends and presents at the 2019 SISE conference in Baltimore, MD.

JFAssociates, Inc attends and presents at the Eighth Annual World Conference of the Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering in Baltimore, MD on October 17-18, 2019.

If you would like to learn more about this conference please click here.

June 2019 - Jeff Fernandez and Anand Subramanian attend the XXXIst Annual International Society of Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference held in New Orleans, LA. 

The International Society of Occupational Ergonomics and Safety held its annual conference on June 13-13, 2019 at the New Orleans Convention Center in conjunction with the Annual ASSP Conference. Dr. Fernandez was the guest speaker at the dinner banquet.

For additional information about the conference please click here.

May 6, 2019 - Jeff Fernandez and Anand Subramanian publish article titled, "Three Ergonomics Interventions To Prevent Hotel Housekeeping Injury" in Lodging Magazine.

Three Ergonomics Interventions To Prevent Hotel Housekeeping Injury

What hoteliers should know about establishing ergonomics programs and California’s Hotel Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Standard.

By Anand Subramanian and Jeffrey Fernandez 

Read the article on Lodging Magazine.

May 2, 2019 - Jeff Fernandez and Anand Subramanian attend and judge at 2019 Annual General Donald R. Keith Memorial Conference in West Point, NY

The Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering (SISE) hosted an annual conference for the students of West Point Academy in New York. This year it was held on May 2.

If you are interested in learning more about the past or upcoming conference please click here.

February 19-20, 2019 - Jeff Fernandez and Anand Subramanian attend and present at the 2019 Regional SISE Conference in Quito, Ecuador.
January 2019 - Jeffrey Fernandez attends the SME Panel Review meeting of the Board of Certified Professional Ergonomics (BCPE) on Core Competencies and Certified Exam questions in Dallas, Texas

In January, Jeffrey Fernandez attends the Subject Matter Experts (SME) panel review meeting of the Board of Certified Professional Ergonomists (BCPE) on Core Competencies and Certification Exam questions in Dallas, Texas

2018
October 11-12, 2018 - JFAssociates, Inc. attends and presents papers at the 2018 SISE conference in Binghamton, NY.

JFAssociates, Inc. attends the Seventh Annual World Conference of the Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering in Binghanton, NY on October 11-12, 2018.


If you would like to learn more about this conference please click here.

August 2018 - 'Jeff Fernandez taught "Physical Ergonomics", a graduate course at George Mason University, in Fall 2018'
May - Jeff Fernandez and Anand Subramanian attend and judge at 2018 Annual General Donald R. Keith Memorial Conference in West Point, NY

The Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering (SISE) hosted its an annual conference for the students of West Point Academy in New York. Last year it was held on May 4.


If you are interested in learning more about the past or upcoming conference please click here.

January - Anand Subramanian completes OSHA-30 Hour course on General Industry Safety and Health. 

Congratulations to Dr. Subramanian, PhD, CPE, CSSBB on the successful completion of the 30-hour Occupational Safety and Health Administration's training course in General Industry Safety and Health (Certificate#36-900470872).

2017
October - JFAssociates, Inc. presents papers at 2017 SISE conference in Herndon, VA

The Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering held its Sixth Annual World Conference from October 19 through October 20, 2017.


To learn more about this conference please click here. The JFAssociates, Inc. engineers presented a number of papers about their current work.

June - Jeff Fernandez and Anand Subramanian were presents at the 2017 International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety (ISOES) in Seattle, WA

Dr. Fernandez, PhD, PE, CPE (Past President, BCPE 2015-2016) and Dr. Anand Subramanian presents on CPE’s Professional Human Factors/Ergonomics Certification at the XXIXth Annual International Conference of the International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety (ISOES) held on June 1-2 in Seattle, WA. The International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety (ISOES) held its XXIXth Annual International Conference.

May - Anand Subramanian elected Tresurer of the International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety

Congratulations to Dr. Anand Subramanian for being elected as the Treasurer of the International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety (ISOES)

May - Jeff Fernandez and Anand Subramanian attend and judge at 2017 Annual General Donald R. Keith Memorial Conference in West Point, NY

The Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering (SISE) hosts an annual conference for the students of West Point Academy in New York. This year it was held on May 4.


If you are interested in learning more about the past or upcoming conference please click here.


Below is an image from this year's conference.

From Left to Right (Clockwise): Tim Smith-Chenega Integrated Security Solutions, Daryl Santos-Binghamton University, Neal Schmeidler-Grant Thornton LLP, James Masuret-EMCOR Group, Inc., Jeff Fernandez - JFAssociates, Inc., LTC Paul Evangelista - USMA, Dilip Patel - Loyola University, Anand Subramanian - JFAssociates, Inc., Matt Pierce-EMCOR Group, Inc., Ray Tozer - CISCO, Cindy Tozer, and Mike Zaidi - Silicon Valley Builder. (Picture courtesy of Varaprasad Manne - Baxter Healthcare)

March - Jeff Fernandez and Anand Subramanian publish article titled "Environmental Ergonomics in An Office Workplace" in EHS Today

Environmental Ergonomics in an Office Workplace

The definition of ergonomics has expanded to include not only the physical layout of workstations, but also the environment in which workers spend their workdays.


By Marc Christian, Anand Subramanian and Jeffrey Fernandez.


Read the article on EHS Today or download the PDF.