Goals and Objectives

Develop, assemble, evaluate, and disseminate relevant information to occupational and environmental health professionals on man’s physiological and psychological capabilities to perform work.

  • Discuss and act upon ergonomics issues.
  • Provide education and training on ergonomics.
  • Actively participate in identifying and responding to human factors issues.
  • Encourage industrial hygienists to identify and address ergonomics problems.
  • Identify, evaluate, and comment on proposed legislation, regulations, and standards affecting ergonomics.
  • Provides a forum to network with peers and technical experts while contributing to the advancement of ergonomics.
  • Participates in the development of standards and guidelines by organizations such as OSHA, NIOSH, ANSI, ISO, and ANA; develops and recommends positions to the AIHA Board.
  • Initiate and sustain activities to encourage health and safety professionals to develop skills in the identification and prevention of ergonomic problems.
  • Dedicated to providing education and training on ergonomics and works to influence the direction of ergonomics research and education.

Publications

  • Manual Material Handling
  • Cumulative Trauma Disorders of the Hand and Wrist, An Ergonomics Guide
  • Physical Strength Assessment in Ergonomics, An Ergonomics Guide
  • Ergonomics: Regulations and Standards in the United States, Canada, and Europe (POD)

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