Online Resources

We've compiled a list of interesting and useful sites related to applied ergonomics. These links are resources only and are not controlled or endorsed by the applied ergonomics community. If you have a link you'd like to recommend, send it to us.

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses 

American Society of Safety Engineers 

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 

American Congress of Governmental Industrial Hygienists 

American Industrial Hygiene Association
Publications and information related to vibration and upper extremity MSDs

American National Standards Institute 

Bad Designs
How not to do ergonomics.

Board of Certification of Professional Ergonomics 

Board of Certified Safety Professionals 

Bureau of Labor Statistics, US Department of Labor 


Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety 

Centers for Disease Control
Links to other medical Web sites

Links to various vendors

Enter employee and workstation dimensions to find optimum settings for computer workstations

University programs for ergonomics and human factors

Listing many ergonomics or human factors websites or information available on the Net

Human Factors & Ergonomics Society 

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
Promotional and service organization for Industrial Engineers worldwide

International Ergonomics Association
News and activities

International Labour Organization

Job Accommodaton Network
General search site Americans with Disabilities Act

Liberty Mutual Research Center for Safety & Health 

National Institutes for Occupational Safety and Health
Many reports and publications related to ergonomics

National Safety Council 

North Carolina State University
Research associated with the department of industrial engineering

Office ergonomics information aimed at ergonomics committee members as well as office workers in general

Oregon OSHA
Regulatory information and online training programs

OSHA Case Studies 

Index of occupational health and safety resources

Orthopaedic Patient Education Collection
Information on some of the common orthopaedic problems. A good basic site to gain a better understanding of the physiological issues and the corrective techniques.

Safe Office Practice 

The Ergonomics Center of North Carolina 

Typing Injury FAQ
An educational site containing a wide variety of information about repetitive strain injuries, resources for dealing with these ailments, and a broad description of assistive products to reduce injury risk and symptoms.

University of Michigan

University of Virginia 

World Health Organization