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Workplace ergonomics  |  Injury data  |  Ergonomics & safety oversight  |  Standards

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Anthropometrics (background & data)

Anthropometrics:  Occupations

Occupations & body size  (Oxford Press)

CACFOA's UK female firefighters (5MB pdf)

Anthropometry: Industrial workers  (Marras & Kim)

Anthropometrics:  Nations

SizeUK  |  pdf

British 3D Anthro  |  pdf
  (11K Brits)

Belgian body sizes from DINBelg 2005
150,000 Belgian adult subjects

nedscan.nl  |  Methods  (>1K Dutch adults)

Anthropometrics & living stds thanks to Mary Hansen

DTI & U Nottingham PSTG
      ©2003 Crown Publishing

Strength report
Follow up reports  OneTwo and  Three

Anthropometrics & related reports
          from US Army Natick & others

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ADA206534: CAD & anthropometry 1988

ADA224986: Correlation coeff & regressions
Part 1: Statistical techniques, landmarks & def

ADA224987: Correlation coeff & regressions
Part 2: Correlation coefficients. Male data

ADA224988: Correlation coeff & regressions
Part 3: Correlation coefficients. Female data

ADA224989: Correlations & regressions
Part 4: Correlation coeff & bivariate regression

ADA292326: Analysis Army occupations

ADA304353: Analysis Army occupations 1988

ADA306904: Anthro & risk combat training 1993

ADA316645: 1995 Statistical validation Marines
Anthropometric database matching

ADA316646: Anthropometry mass male aviator '88

ADA317770: US Army evaluation 1988 data 1996

ADA324286: Whole body scans, 53 Ss 1996

ADA327698: Supplement to marine anthro data

ADA353852: Comparison female ethnic groups

ADA356431: CSERIAC automated anthropometrics

ADA363279: Fort Jackson: Male and female
Men & Women in Combat Training 1988

ADA363598: Anthropometrics & physical fitness
Fort Bliss: Combat Training, 1989

ADA388330: Firefighter fitness wellness CSERIAC '98

ADA388376: Muscle strength endurance CSERIAC '97

AD 735101:   Anthropometry Naval aviators 1971

AD 752032:   Anthropometrics Naval aviators '72

ADA109270: Female vs. male size & strength

Human Systems  IAC Anthropometrics

U.S.  |  Other  |  Civilians  |  Links  |  Cockpits


US bottoms keep getting bigger  (Media)

Overweight in adults  |  Facts   (NHAINES)

Body Mass Index calculations

's obesity stats  andprevalence

Anthropometrics:  Data & approaches

Databases  |  Landmarks

Excel: US adult dimensions

CAESAR and so on
          Virtual Reality & Simulation

Caesar database  |  Lessons learned  |  Pubs

Human motion simulation  |  Reports:  U Mich

Related anthropometrics

Anthropometrics of children & disabled

Posture evaluation tools

Original & adapted versions,
          RULA & other posture tools

Original RULA online  |  Cite  |  About

Office RULA  |  RULA  |  Online  
Not validated

More posture-based tools

OWAS pdf & more posture tools from Mestrado

Revised OWAS in CYBERG  |  REBA  from Tom Bernard

3 checklists  (small U Waterloo comparison)

More ergonomic tools

More tools from Tom Bernard
OSHA recc'd ergonomic tools
from Tom Bernard

Body Part Discomfort (Corlett & Bishop)

NIOSH lifting manual / equation

Liberty Mutual Materials Handling Tables

NIOSH tool calculates farm child risk

from CUErgo Cornell  |  Nexgen

A few more inventions of
           Dr. Nigel Corlett & colleagues
           Co-invented BPD & RULA

Sit/stand seat from Nottingham IOE
Review of sit-stand seating
by Nigel Corlett

Stadiometer  |  Sewing machines  |  He paints

Workplace ergonomics


Human muscles  |  Muscle tables  |  A-Z

Gray's Anatomy  |  Search Gray's  |  Anatomy

Something's afoot..
  (Curtin U.)  |  More feet

Digital anatomy  |  Thorax  |  Overview
 (U Wash)


Biomechanics & resources from U Alberta

Biomechanics research
from Ohio State IOE

CIRRIE Rehab database

3D joint angles
& Joint centers in motion

Int'l Biomechanics software  |  biomch-l

           Musculoskeletal disorders

Sorehand list serve & RSI Exchange

MS disorders & Work (2001)

Work related MSDs 1999  |  1998 (NAP)

by Tom Armstrong  |  Force

Medline:  hands & arms  |  back
& neck injuries

Physiological measurements

Interpreting electromyography (EMGs)

Measuring human strength
  (Kroemer et al)

Stadiometers (compression / shrinkage spine)

Workplace ergonomics

Office-ergo.com   (C. Grant & D. Ankrum)

www.tifaq.com   (Typing Injury FAQ)

Marxhausen's RSI  (U. Nebraska-Lincoln)

Why training can't replace bad design (movie)

"Ergonomic seating"  |  Vision  |  Keyboards

Easy Ergonomics: Ergonomic hand tool design

Psychosocial factors

NIOSH on shiftwork  |  Proceedings (2MB pdf)

Psychosocial research from Ben Amick

Swedish Nat'l Institute  |  Quality of work life

Stanford Prison Experiment  |  Group psych
(200k pdf)

Ergonomics & productivity

GAO:  Private sector ergonomics (2 MB pdf)

Good Ergonomics = Good Economics (800K pdf)
by Hal Hendrick  ©HFES

Call centers  |  Headsets from Plantronics

University Ergonomics Centers

Cornell CUErgo  |  Research

UCLA:   ergonomics.ucla.edu

U. Utah:   www.ergoweb.com  |  Forum

U. Michigan  |  MSDs  |  CTDs  by Tom Armstrong

U. Nottingham IOE  |  Product Safety  |  Seating  |  Rail

UC Berkeley:   me.berkeley.edu/ergo

More National Academies Press

View NAP books online

nap.edu  |  Topics  |  Search  |  Terrorism

Safe work in the 21st century (2000)

Reducing the burden of injury (1998)

Changing nature of work: Occup Anal (1999)

The case for HF in Industry & Govt (1997)

Ergonomics in other languages

Google  |  Systran  |  Babelfish  |  freetranslation.com

Product ergonomics

Consumer Products Safety

www.cpsc.gov  |  Search  |  Search

CPSC and Federal notices & regulations

Consumer Reports

consumerreports.org   (some free content)

Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA)

www.idsa.org  |  New  |  Human Factors

Product design


Unlimited by Design at Smithsonian

Assorted, related

Train tables redesigned for crash safety

          Human Computer Interface

HCI User Interface (HCI Index)

User-friendly web guidelines  |  Xchange

HFES website: member survey  |  pdf

HCI proceedings
at CYBERG 2002

Keyboard, mouse
         & alternative pointing / input devices

Alternative keyboards  (Lueder & Grant)

TIFAQ:  alternative keyboards and input devices

Scott Mackenzie's input device section

Input devices: ISO testing guidelines

Fingerworks membranes  |  Images

Canesta's virtual keyboard  |  Scientific American    Time

Laboratory Ergonomics

Pipetting Injuries by Cindy Burt, OTR, CPE

Dental ergonomics

European Society  |  Applications  |  More

Articles  |  ppt  |  Review: Selecting equipment 
(900K pdf)

Ergonomics & related professional associations

Ergonomics conferences

Upcoming ergonomics events

Int'l. Ergonomics Assoc. (IEA)

www.iea.cc  |  Site  |  Links  |  News

About the IEA  
(Karwowski & Marras Google)

       Human Factors & Ergonomics Society

www.hfes.org  |  Draft HFES-100 Guideline

Tech Groups:  Env Design  |  Safety & NL

The Ergonomics Society (Europe)

ergonomics.org.uk  |  Links  |  Find  |  Events

       Cyber ErgoConference


Cyberg 2005  |  Papers  |  Forum

CybErg 2002  |  Papers  |  Chat forum

American Psychological Assoc. (APA)

www.apa.org  |  PsychInfo

Board Certification Prof. Ergonomics (BCPE)

www.bcpe.org  |  BCPE update

          National Safety Council

www.nsc.org  |  Site  |  Ergonomics

NSC withdraws ANSI Z365 / CTDs
  (20K pdf)

ANSI Draft Z365  (withdrawn)    pdf    Comments

Am. Society Safety Engineers (ASSE)

www.asse.org  |  Pub & Standards

American Industrial Hygiene Assoc. (AIHA)

www.aiha.org  |  Search

Societies in Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation Therapy

Scholarly Societies


Safety  |  Health  |  Psychology

Health & safety oversight

     National Institute of
              Occupational Safety & Health

cdc.gov/niosh  |  Search

Ergonomics  |  More ergonomics

MSDs  |  Topics  |  Pubs  |  Hand tools

OSHA Ergonomics (Federal)

       Occupational Safety
           & Health Administration

OSHA  |  Subjects  |  OSHA Regs  |  Compliance

Work ergonomics  |  Guidelines  |  Data  |  Nursing

OSHA warns:  Companies w/high injuries

State OSHA plans  |  State plans compared

OSHA Log 300 forms:   xls  and  zipped pdf

Employer's rights & responsibilities  |  Also...

Employee rights & responsibilities  |  More  |  Also

Americans with Disabilities Act  |  ADA resources

California State

          CAL-OSHA Ergonomics

dir.ca.gov  |  Regs  |  Search regs  |  Site

Ergo Std.  |  Physician's guide to ErgoStd

 and other  Hazard evaluations

Cal-OSHA Reporter data & downloads

Calif Health & Safety Regs, programs & services

Washington State

          OSHA Ergonomics

MSDs  |  Safety  |  A to Z topics

Safety & health research  |  Tools  |  Search

LNI's response to repeal Wash. State ErgoRule

LNI's ErgoRule:
pdf  |  zip  |  Compliance
Probably the best of the ergonomics guidelines.

BC Canada Workers Comp (Ergonomics)

Home  |  Ergo section  |  Ergo Regs

Work Safe Ergonomics  |  MSDs
(1.3 MB pdf)

          Agency for S & H at Work

europe.osha.eu.int  |  Stats

Preventing work-related accidents

          General Accounting Office

www.gao.gov  |  Find reports  |  Search

GAO report: Worker protection

GAO report: Contractor OS&H Violations

Health, safety & injury information

          Bureau of Labor Statistics

A second look at BLS

BLS data  |  Injuries & illnesses

SIC code  |  As defined  |  More BLS

Assorted related

Economic consequences of MSDs

95% Workers Comp Connecticut unreported

Effect of unions on filing claims
 (200K pdf)
written by Punnett, Warren, Dillon, & Morse

Workers' Comp in transition nationally

MD drops "unusual activity" Workers Comp

Regular & usual risk factors had been allowed.
(So back then employers were not responsible
for chopping employees' fingers if they did so every day?)

Background  |  Update   (400K pdf recap)

Edison misrepresents workplace injuries

Consumer Reports on Workers Comp

LA Times on workers comp fraud
(43 pdf)

More questions about Workers Comp

         Health & Safety Executive UK

UK: Work-related disease  |  Findings (3MB pdf)

HSE data  |  Disorders  |  MSDs  |  Stress

Eurostat Statistics (Europe)


Standards & legal bodies

Business & Institutional Furniture Manufacturers

bifma.org  |  Ergonomics "Test for fit" (180K pdf)

BIFMA compliance photos  |  Evaluation

           Am. Nat'l Standards Institute

ansi.org  |  Procedure  |  Search

Standards Resources & Organizations

British Standards

BS On-line  |  OH&S Amendments

German DIN Standards


           European Union Standards

cenorm.be  |  Site  |  Search Int'l Standards

Directives  |  Ergonomics: Machine safety

Personal Protective Equipment  |  PPEs

           International Standards Organization

www.iso.ch  |  About ISO

ISO 9000 Glossary  |  9000  |  9241  |  Search

Congressional legislation


Congress: Bills & resolutions (search)


Free Law Resources

Guides  |  Resources  |  Search

Ergonomics publishers

Taylor & Francis/CRC

tandf.co.uk  |  e-Books  |  e-Journals

Elsevier Science


Assorted, related

booksinprint.com  |  Journal abbreviations

Ergonomics books 
from  Google Print Library

Other research sources

The Wayback Machine

waybackmachine.org  |  Search

Medical research


UCS Melvyl

U. California  |  Melvyl

OHIO-link library system

OHIO-link  |  Search  |  Advanced

Library of Congress

www.loc.gov  |  Search  |  On-line libraries

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Office ergonomics


Ergonomics for children


Design of the built environment


Science, engineering & legal


Design for people with disabilities


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