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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See below for details about our most recent magazine and news stories.

2022 Ergonomics Canada Magazine

Supporting the Next Generation of Ergonomists
by Daniel P. Armstrong & Christopher A.B. Moore

A Letter to Human Resources (HR) and Safety Professionals
by Carrie Taylor

Movement Skill for Sustainable Performance
by Rob Fontaine




Dr. Michael Greig Receives the 2022 IEA/Kingfar ECR Award for Research in Human Factors and Ergonomics Issues

2023/05/05 - Please join us in congratulating Dr. Michael Greig on being selected to receive the 2022 IEA/Kingfar ECR Award for Research in Human Factors and Ergonomics Issues. This award is given annually in recognition of outstanding Early Career Research in new and emerging human factors/ergonomics (HFE) issues or HFE Issues in Industrially Developing Countries. Read more...

Rachel Mitchell, M.Sc., R.Kin., CCPE - AEC & Liberty Mutual Ergonomics Practitioner of the Year Award. 

2023/03/23 - Congratulations to Rachel Mitchell, M.Sc., R.Kin., CCPE for being awarded the AEC & Liberty Mutual Ergonomics Practitioner of the Year Award. This award recognizes achievements in the creative application of ergonomics, including process improvement, education, applied instrumentation and product development.  

Rachel is a Managing Ergonomist & Return to Work Consultant at ERGO Inc. She is the ergonomics subject matter expert on Staples Canada's Work from Anywhere Council and created educational ergonomics videos for Staples and anyone working from home. She successfully reduced injury risk at an international aerospace company, climbed to new heights while working for the electricity and utilities sector, spoke at many international events, all while mentoring ERGO Inc.'s team of Ergonomists.


Ergonomics in the news! Don Patten on CTV

2022/11/30 - ACE member Don Patten was interviewed by CTV news about office ergonomics. Watch the video at this link.

Advice on picking your work-from-home chair | CTV News




Margo Fraser- International Ergonomics Association (IEA) Fellow

2022/08/22 - The Association of Canadian Ergonomists – L’Association Canadienne d’ergonomie (ACE) is excited to announce the recent selection of member Margo Fraser as an International Ergonomics Association (IEA) Fellow. She, along with 6 others from different societies were selected in recognition of outstanding and sustained performance in the field of ergonomics and human factors. Read more...


Jim Potvin, Ian Noy, Sadeem Qureshi and Nancy Black receive awards and appointments at IEA 2021

2021/08/27 - At the recent IEA Triennial Conference, several of our members were recognized with awards and appointments. Dr. Jim Potvin was awarded the IEA Triennial Outstanding Educators Award in recognition of his 24 years of teaching at McMaster University, and his current online teaching of ergonomics for the Center for Occupational & Environment Health at the University of California - Berkeley. Read more...

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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