ABOUT

 

Robinson Ergonomics Inc. was incorporated in British Columbia in 2000 by Dan Robinson, PhD CCPE.  Robinson Ergonomics provides personalized ergonomics consulting, design, research and training to a strong base of customers in the Metro Vancouver Region and throughout British Columbia, Alberta, and the US Pacific Northwest.

Robinson Ergonomics Inc. and Dan Robinson have experience in a broad range of environments that includes: office, construction, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, banking, municipal and provincial government, utilities, mining, forestry, military, laboratory, library, performing arts, warehouse and distribution, marine, and technology development.

Dr. Dan Robinson is a Canadian Certified Professional Ergonomist (CCPE) and Practicing Kinesiologist (BC Association of Kinesiologists) who has been consulting and performing research in ergonomics/human factors since 1989.  Dan completed both PhD and MSc in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University, and BSc in Biochemistry at the University of British Columbia. 

Dan’s professional affiliations include:

  • Past Member of the Board of the Canadian College for Certification of Professional Ergonomists (CCCPE);
  • Fellow and Past-president of the Association of Canadian Ergonomists (ACE);
  • Member of ACE BC-YK Regional Council;
  • Member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES),
  • Registered Member of the BC Association of Kinesiologists
  • Member of Canadian Advisory Committee to ISO on Human Response to Vibration and Mechanical Shock (T108/SC4)
  • Chair of Canadian Advisory Committee to ISO on Ergonomics: Biomechanics and Anthropometry (TC159/SC3)
  • Chair of Canadian Advisory Committee to ISO on Ergonomics: Physical Environment (TC159/SC5)
  • Past Member of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants Evaluation Committee for Civil, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Dan is Faculty in the Wilson School of Design at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, where he teaches Human Factors within the Interior Design degree program, the Product Design degree program, and the Technical Apparel Design post baccalaureate program. He is an instructor for SFU’s Rehabilitation Management Diploma Program, and has been an Adjunct Professor in UBC’s Faculty of Graduate Studies and SFU’s Faculty of Applied Science. Prior to founding Robinson Ergonomics Inc., Dan was a Senior Ergonomist in the Ergonomics and Human Factors Group at BC Research Inc. for nearly a decade, and Coordinator of SFU’s Institute for Human Performance.