About Us

Welcome to The Ergonomics Center!

The Ergonomics Center (Center) is a membership-based organization housed in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University. We have offices in Raleigh, NC, Charlotte, NC, Tulsa, OK, and Colorado Springs, CO. We provide consulting and training services to clients throughout the U.S. and globally. To learn more about us, click here.

Our History: The Center was founded in 1994 as a partnership between NC State University and the NC Department of Labor. It was created to make workplaces safer, more productive, and more competitive by providing practical, cost-effective ways to reduce or eliminate risk factors associated with musculoskeletal disorders.

Our Vision is “To enhance life and performance through the science of ergonomics” 

Our Mission is to provide companies with expertise to improve their ergonomics cultures and optimize business performance.

Our Staff: The Center’s Staff are all masters-level engineers and board-certified professional ergonomists, with over 100 combined years of experience.

Our Approach: The Center strives to build relationships with its clients. Each service is customized to meet an organization’s specific ergonomic needs and corporate goals. With extensive experience in ergonomics research, consulting, and training, we understand the challenges of managing ergonomics and minimizing ergonomic risk factors in today’s work environments.

Our Clients: The Center has provided training and consulting services to a wide variety of businesses and industries throughout the United States and globally. Many of our clients have been long-standing partners and continue to work with us to improve and enhance the safety of their employees. Click here to see a partial list of our past and current clients.

Our Contributions: We actively volunteer for a number of regional and national professional societies so that we can contribute to the field of ergonomics.  These include the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE), the National Safety Council (NSC), the Applied Ergonomics Society (AES), the Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC), the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES).