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Ergonomics Expertise Takes The Stand

[This article was submitted by Riley Splittstoesser, MS, AEP, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. You can reach Riley at]

Who dunnit? The job? A hobby? Random chance? Ergonomists are often asked the “work-related?” question for Workers’ Compensation or other legal issues. It is important to be thorough and have scientifically justified logic supporting your response because the next question after the “work-related” one could start with “Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth