Technology for a Safer Future

Session Type: Breakout Sessions

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What does ‘technology’ mean to you, your company, and the safety of your workers?  From the way we work to the way we live; technological advancements are changing the fabric of our society.  This session will explore how safety technology has evolved and how these solutions can be leveraged to increase worker safety and productivity.  Beyond increasing awareness, this interactive session will empower participants to think critically on how to develop their organizations through next phase of the construction evolution.


  • Raffi Elchemas

    Raffi Elchemmas, MBA, AEP, is an industry leading Ergonomist with board certification in professional ergonomics. He completed degrees in Kinesiology at Michigan State University and an MBA in Health Sector Management at DePaul University in Chicago. He has worked in the tool industry for years helping to disrupt the injury prone environment by reducing thousands of work-related ergonomic injuries and helped to quantify millions of dollars in customer savings through ergonomics. After his post-graduate studies in Ergonomics at Harvard University he joined Milwaukee Tool, the most forward-thinking tool company to help reduce and eliminate ergonomic tooling injuries worldwide.