September 21st, 2011

Ergonomics and LEED — Researcher Needs Your Input

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Does your organization address ergonomic concerns through your health and
safety or human resources program? Does your organization have a policy
pertaining to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)? This
study may be for you, we are examining how ergonomics is connected to the
LEED certification process.

Study Purpose: A doctoral student from Boston University is examining the
link between ergonomics and LEED certification in both Canada and the United

The study is exploratory in nature, using survey and interview methods. The
primary focus will be to determine why project managers did not apply for
the innovation in design credit for an office ergonomics strategy in past
LEED accredited projects. The goal is to better understand why individuals
are not applying for the credit so that an education and training program
can be designed to increase participation in the future.
Click on the following link to gain more information pertaining to the

If you have any questions please contact:

Linda Miller, OT MEDes, CPE, OTD (Candidate Boston University)
[email protected]

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