- Dr. Anthony Andre is elected as Fellow of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Recognition of this honor will be made on Tuesday, October 23, at the Opening Plenary Session of the 2012 HFES Annual Meeting in Boston, MA...
- Dr. Andre quoted in recent San Jose Mercury News article, Pedal pusher: Desk-bike marketer hopes to get more workers into shape, with his take on a new desk-bike...
- Dr. Andre to host and chair the 2013 HFES Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care! The Symposium, titled "Advancing the Cause" will be held March 11-13, 2013, at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland....
- Dr. Andre to give podium presentation entitled "The Human Factors Top 10 List: Answers to the 10 Most Important Human Factors Questions for Obtaining FDA Approval for your Drug Delivery Device" at the 2012 PDA Universe of Pre-Filled Syringes and Injection Devices Conference, October 15-17, Las Vegas, NV....
- Dr. Andre presents invited talk on incorporating human factors inputs into early device design and selection activities and moderates FDA human factors panel at the 2012 Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care...
- Dr. Andre presents opening plenary address at the 2012 Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care. The symposium was created, organized and chaired by Dr. Andre, in coordination with the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of which he is the Immediate Past President. The symposium, held March 12-14 in Baltimore, was attended by 450 human factors professionals, health care industry representatives, health care provides and regulatory personnel...
- IAA/Usernomics has moved our offices and research facility a short distance to the prestigious city of Saratoga, CA. We have built a new custom usability testing facility and welcome the change of venue after 19 years in Cupertino, CA. Click here for pictures of Dr. Andre during the construction of our new lab!...
- IAA conducts comprehensive AED/CPR study in France. Read the recent whitepaper to find out which AEDs passed and which failed!...
- Dr. Anthony Andre to Chair the HFES 2012 Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care (June 2011)...
- Dr. Andre gives webinar presentation on "What Makes a Pre-Filled Syringe Usable and Ergonomic? Critical Human Factors Design Attributes and Interacting Factors, sponsored by the Parental Drug Association (PDA), July 14, 2011...
- IAA leads Human Factors program that results in EU and FDA approval for the new Asante "Pearl" Insulin Pump. Details are found at: http://www.asantesolutions.com (June 2011)...
- IAA wins contract with Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC), the world's largest professional services firm (May 2011)...
- Dr. Andre presents "Put Down that Workstation! How Software Usability and Expertise IS Office Ergonomics" as an Invited Speaker of the Bay Area Ergonomics Roundtable, held at the "We've Got your Back!" store in Los Gatos, CA May 18, 2011...
- IAA conducted human factors/ergonomics analyses toward optimizing the design and user experience of the Peregrine Wearable Computer Interface ...
- IAA helped incorporate ergonomics properties into the new Meglio handle/holder for the iPad. The design serves several common use cases and provides a flexible number of ways to hold, manipulate or stand the device...
- Dr. Andre is quoted in recent blog discussing the user experience challenges associated with the recent trend of more complex applications used on mobile devices...
- Dr. Andre featured on Dan Mulhern's radio show, "Everyday Leadership", discussing ergonomics in the workplace. (December 2010)...
- Dr. Andre starts term as President of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (Sept 2010)...
- Dr. Andre serves as the Host Chair for the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 54th Annual Meeting in San Francisco (Sept 2010)...
- Dr. Andre organized and chaired a recent discussion panel titled "Blasphemy or Pragmatics? When NOT
to Follow User-Centered Design Techniques" (Sept 2010)...
- Dr. Andre speaks on medical device human factors at the "Universe of pre-filled syringes and injection devices" conference in Las Vegas (October 2010)...
- Dr. Andre gives invited presentation "How software usability, expertise and workload impact ergonomics" to the UC Berkeley Ergonomics Summer Institute Course (July 2010)...
Dr. Andre gives invited presentation "To Err is Human, To Foresee is Human Factors: Improving Patient Safety Through Usability Engineering" to the Bay Area Biomedical Device Conference (March 2010)...
- Dr. Andre is elected next President of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society HFES (August 2009)...
- IAA wins the prestigious 2009 User Centered Design Award from the HFES Product Design Technical Group for their design of the Cardiac Science AED PowerHeart G3 Plus (August 2009)...
- Dr. Andre is recipient of the San Jose State University, 2009 Davidson College of Engineering Oustanding Lecturer Award (2009)...
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Internet Links for Ergonomics, Assessment, Training, and Safety.
This is a continuation of Ergonomics Resources.
As a service to our professional community, we are pleased to bring you a great starting place for locating information about Ergonomics, Assessment, Training, and Safety.
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- NOAH a large list of link and answers to questions about Cumulative Stress Disorders/Repetitive Strain Injuries.
- National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They have authoritative information on a wide variety of safety and health topics. A wide range of articles and links.
- National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) has a good list of links to ergonomics and human factors.
- National Library Of Medicine contains guidelines for designing effective and healthy learning environments for interactive technologies. It focuses on the biomechanics of workstations and is an excellent reference.
- NOLO is a law firm offering frequently asked questions about health and safety in the workplace from a legal perspective.
- North Carolina State University's Ergonomics Laboratory conducts scholarly research in the areas of occupational biomechanics, occupational safety and cognitive ergonomics while training students to become the research scientists and safety/ergonomics practitioners of tomorrow.
- NYU Health & Safety Committee educates workers, students, and other users of computers about health and safety issues, such as human factors, ergonomics and environmental controls. This page lists real world events and online resources concerning prevention, treatment, injury management, education, political and legislative considerations and Workers' Compensation.
- Occupational and Environmental Medicine is a Resource Index from Duke. Mostly selected to take readers to the actual agency involved.
- Occupational Overuse Syndrome has excellent references and information about OOS from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.
- OERC is The Office of Ergonomics Research Committee (OERC) was formed in April 1991 by a group of U.S. companies that were concerned by reports of an increasing number of upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders (UEMSDs) among office workers. Their focus is on Musculoskeletal Disorders in the U.S. Office Workforce.
- Office Ergonomics Training by Chris Grant has lots of links to Office Ergonomic Handouts. This is great ergonomics advice that has been widely used in training courses aimed exclusively at office workers.
- Office of Environmental Health & Safety has an article on "Avoiding a Painful Back!" from the University of Virginia.
- Office of Occupational Health, Safety and Education a great survival guide to computer workstations from Ohio State.
- Osh.Net has grown to become one of the leading web sites for occupational health and safety professionals.
- OSHA has a four-pronged comprehensive approach to ergonomics designed to quickly and effectively address musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace. Good examples and solutions.
- OSU Environmental Health and Safety from Oklahoma State University has a wide range of articles and papers on office and workplace ergonomics. An excellent reference source.
- Penn State Human Factors Lab is a 1000 sq. ft. area used for both teaching and research. The lab contains both basic and advanced equipment for measuring human physical, physiological, and cognitive capabilities, as well as workplace environments.
- Psychology Career Center provides helpful information for aspiring psychologists, psychology students and job seekers.
- Psychology Degrees Guide provides resources for psychology students and educators.
- RSI-UK is a mailing list dealing exclusively with Repetitive Strain Injury.
- Reducing Eyestrain from Video and Computer Monitors by Charles A. Poynton discusses how many of us work for hours each day in front of displays. It is very important to establish viewing conditions that minimize stress to our eyes. This article presents a number of steps that you can take to assure good monitor viewing conditions.
- RSI-Relief.com is a resource for people to learn about Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). It provides educational articles and news covering such topics as RSI symptoms, testing, and treatment, RSI support groups and forums, products to help manage RSI and alleviate RSI symptoms, and information about how to set up your computer and work enviroment to minimize RSI pain
- Dangerous Work - Repetitive Strain Injury at MIT By Thomas R. Karlo.
- Repetitive Strain Injuries - The Hidden Cost of Computing is an easy to read discussion of RSI.
- Safe Computing Tips Know the basic tips about Office Ergonomics, Workstation Ergonomics, Ergonomic PC, Laptop Ergonomics, Ergonomic chair.
- Safety Cartoons by Goff has a lot of safety related cartoons that you can access.
- The Safety and Reliability Society SaRS is an internationally recognized society whose purpose is to represent engineers and scientists working in Safety and Reliability.
- Safety Related Internet Resources is a general search site by Carolla Christie and Chris Moore. They have general links to various safety oriented servers, lists, and newsgroups. You do the searching.
- SafetySmart publishes quality occupation safety training and awareness products.
- SafetyWorld provides safety awareness and training products including posters, calendars, and publications.
- The Seattle Repetitive Injury Support Team is a group of individuals who discuss Repetitive Strain Injuries. Lots of personal help.
- SizeChina.com the mission of Size China.com is to create the first-ever digital database of Chinese head and face shapes.
- Social Psychology Network contains links to a variety of Social Psychology topics including Human Factors and Ergonomics.
- Spine-health A patient education website. Provides the most comprehensive and unbiased, professional information to help people with back pain. All articles are written by medical professionals and have been peer reviewed by the site's medical advisors prior to publication.
- Smith College Ergonomics Program has good information on workspace setup and preventative measures.
- Special Needs Family Fun offers a wide variety of family fun and disability resources for families with disabilities and special needs including: adoption, baby care, celebrations and parties, children and teens with disabilities, families with disabilities, special education, employment and work at home, family history, budgeting and finances, health and fitness, food and cooking, family fun and games, gardening and recreation, handicapped accessible home, inspiration and motivation, children's stories and poetry, disability rights, medical, music therapy, pet therapy, pregnancy and parenting, family relationships, self improvement, senior care, special needs and more. We also have a sister site family friendly fun that offers other family-related topics and a large directory of resources on family fun, family health and family life resources.
- Spine-Health.com has a goal to provide a comprehensive, highly informative and useful resource for understanding, preventing, and seeking appropriate treatment for back and neck pain and related conditions. The site has been developed by a multi-specialty group of medical professionals.
- Spineuniverse has a wealth of medical information about various spinal issues. Medical advice and a spine forum are available.
- Typing Injuries is everything you ever wanted to know about typing injuries by Dan Wallach. Lots of publications and links. Everything you wanted to know and more.
- Typing Injury FAQ is a FAQ to typing injuries with great links to carpal tunnel syndrome, typing, and searches.
- Typing Without Repetitive Strain e-book is a practical guide that helps you to eliminate repetitive strain naturally through revolutionizing your typing technique.
- UCI Health Promotion Center is a research and consulting unit operating within the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine. Lots of information on workplace wellness topics.
- The UC Irvine Health Promotion Center is a research and consulting unit operating within the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine. Their research focuses on comprehensive, integrated approaches to health promotion, especially on workplace-based health promotion.
- UCSF/UCB Ergonomics Program is focused on the university program but they have links to several biomechanics and safety oriented sites.
- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has links to product recalls and safety specs.
- U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission the NRC regulates U.S. commercial nuclear power plants and the civilian use of nuclear materials.
- University of Iowa is focused on rural and environmental health with emphasis on agricultural health. They have a search engine, laboratory, education center, and information resource center.
- University of Minnesota - Department of Environmental Health and Safety focuses on several areas of safety and has lots of links and training.
- University of Nebraska Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI) is focused on ways and means of coping with RSI injuries related to computer usage. Includes a database of reported injuries. Not many links outside their page.
- University of Virginia - Office of Environmental and Health and Safety is a VDT Ergonomics Training and Resources. There are several links for defining and evaluating ergonomic risks, creating ergonomically appropriate workstations and preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (CTD's).
- Hazards and Solutions U.S. Department Of Labor potential hazards associated with computer workstations and give possible solutions to address those hazards.
- Video Display Terminals (VDTS) is the home page for the University of Virginia VDT-UVA and CTD sites. The focus is on displays with links to repetitive strain injury and typing injury.
- Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand - Health and Safety is focused on occupational overuse syndrome.
- Washington Safety Management Solutions (WSMS) is the Westinghouse Savanah River Company's Nuclear Power Safety site. They are a provider of Safety Management Services and Operational Support for DOE, DoD, and commercial clients.
- The Widget Company has a Beginner's Guide to Safety Statements. It is a combination of the Policy and Plan for Safety and Health & Welfare at Work, which should give an outline of a Safety Management System in an enterprise by C. J. Harrington.
- Workrite has a good set of links to topics in ergonomics. It also has links for articles in ergonomics.
- WorkSafe is a statewide coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to promoting safety and health in the workplace in order to preserve the health of all Californians. Lot of links for training, legal, and worker information.
- Workspace Resources has a lot of Internet links to office and work environment sites.
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