Anne-Kristina Arnold, MSc, CPE.
Senior Lecturer, Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology, Simon Fraser University
Anne-Kristina Arnold is a Certified Professional Ergonomist with over 25 years of teaching, consulting, and research experience in the field of Ergonomics. She has served in her current position as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby BC for over 15 years, where she acts as the Chair of the Ergonomics Certificate Program, teaching and mentoring future Ergonomists. She also holds an Adjunct teaching position in the Industrial Design Program at Emily Carr University of Art and Design where he teaches future designers to apply ergonomics to enhance their innovations.
As an Ergonomics consultant, Anne-Kristina has applied ergonomic principles to products, work places, systems and environments with the aim of enhancing health, safety, productivity, and quality of life. These projects span a variety of industries including: manufacturing, healthcare, forestry, transportation, telecommunications, office environments, and construction.
Anne-Kristina has conducted numerous ergonomics research projects for government and industry addressing repetitive strain injuries in the work place, ergonomics in the design process and physical access and information needs of persons with disabilities.
Anne-Kristina is a contributing member and Vice chair to the Canadian Standards Council committees on Ergonomics-related issues.