The Association of Canadian Ergonomists

The Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE) is a bilingual, professional association of individuals and organizations with a common interest in advancing ergonomics and human factors knowledge and practice.

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What does ergonomics have to do with Industry 4.0? See award winning student competition videos from up and coming ergonomists 

First place in the Individual Contest 

First place in the Group Contest 

Second place in the Group Contest


ACE and ergonomics featured in the Future of Work media campaign in the National Post


ACE and Ergonomics Needed during COVID


Read about ACE and ergonomics in the Canadian Occupational Safety magazine



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WorkSafeNB Temporary Working From Home Guide

WorkSafeNB provided a rudimentary video as a guide for those who find themselves working from home due to Covid-19. This video should not be used as a general office ergonomics guide as it only touches on some quick and easy temporary solutions to minimize discomfort while working at home.


                                       

What is Ergonomics?

Ergonomics is the scientific discipline concerned with the interactions between humans and other elements of a system to optimize human well-being and system performance.



ACE's Mission, Vision and Core Values

Mission

ACE unites and advances the knowledge and skills of Ergonomics and Human Factors practitioners to optimise human and organisational well-being.

Vision

The world needs great products, work, and systems achieved through the application of Human Factors and Ergonomics.

Core values

Accountability, Collaboration, Competence, Diversity, Integrity

Who are Ergonomists?

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If a person has the appropriate academic background to be an ergonomist, they can apply to be recognized as an Associate Ergonomist (AE). After achieving a set amount of relevant professional experience, they can apply to upgrade their designation to a Canadian Certified Professional Ergonomist (CCPE). These designations help ensure that all those wishing to practice as ergonomists have the academic and practical experience to competently serve the public.

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