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Human Factors North Inc.

Steven Smith

174 Spadina Avenue, #202
Toronto, ON
M5T 2C2
Phone: 416 596-1252
Fax: 416 596-6946

Consultant Bio

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.

Company Description

Established in 1982, Human Factors North Inc. (HFN) is a Canadian consulting firm providing ergonomics expertise in designing work based on human characteristics. The goal is to prevent injury and improve performance and well being. Our staff includes experts in both cognitive and physical ergonomics.




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

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