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Dan Robinson PhD CCPE

Dan Robinson Research

Dan Robinson PhD CCPE

Dan Robinson PhD CCPE


Dan Robinson is Faculty in the Wilson School of Design at KPU and an Ergonomics Consultant for more than 25 years. He is a Canadian Certified Professional Ergonomist (CCPE), Fellow of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists, Member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, and the BC Association of Kinesiologists. Dan is Chair of Canadian Advisory Committees to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) on Ergonomics: Anthropometry and Biomechanics (TC159/SC3) and Ergonomics of the Physical Environment (TC159/SC5), and a member of the CAC to ISO on Human Exposure to Vibration and Mechanical Shock (TC108/SC4). Dan’s M.Sc. (SFU, 1992) examined pesticide exposure and physiological strain in tree planters. His Ph.D. in Kinesiology (SFU, 1999) examined spinal biomechanics during repeated mechanical shocks in off-road military vehicles.

Areas of research:

Ergonomics/Human Factors; human-centred design; occupational biomechanics; injury prevention; risk assessment; occupational vibration exposure; design evaluation; technical apparel; universal design; wearable technologies.

Current projects:

Advisor to Lifebooster on development of ErgoSenz wearable system