Ergonomics Consultant with Human Factors North Inc. Mr. Smith’s expertise is in the physical aspects of applied ergonomics. He has carried out a variety of projects in both office and industrial settings in order to prevent musculoskeletal injury and improve workplace productivity and performance . His projects have included ergonomic analysis, job/physical demands analysis, training and education. Mr. Smith has extensive experience in managing return to work and ensuring suitable employee accommodation. Previously, in his position as a contract consultant at Canada Post, Mr. Smith worked directly with medical consultants, nurse case managers, management, union and front line workers to assist in designing safe and effective work environments. Mr. Smith is a Canadian Certified Professional Ergonomist.
Areas of Expertise
Architectural, Aviation / Aerospace, Communication Systems, Educational Systems, Energy Generation, Health Care, Industrial, Legislation, Natural resources, Processing Operations, Tertiary / Office sector, Accommodation of special needs individuals, Disability management, Manual handling of materials, Musculoskeletal disorders, Physical environment, Protective clothing
Ergonomic intervention, Equipment / product evaluation, Hand tool evaluation / design criteria, Physical demands analysis, Risk management analysis, Task analysis, Task design, Training / education / program development, Workplace design team member