Liberty Mutual Award

This award recognises the paper published in the journal ‘Ergonomics’ that best contributes to the advancement of the practice of ergonomics, as judged by the editors.

The Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety and the CIEHF established the Liberty Mutual Award to promote excellence in safety and health research.

Roll of honour

2016 S McGill, D Frost, T Lam, T Finlay, K Darby & J Cannon. Can fitness and movement quality prevent back injury in elite task force police officers? A 5-year longitudinal study. Ergonomics, 58:10, 1682-1689.

2015 J Village, M Greig, F Salustri, S Zolfaghari & W P Neumann, 2014. An ergonomics action research demonstration: integrating human factors into assembly design processes. Ergonomics, 57:10, 1574-1589.

2014 Priyadarshini R Pennathur, David Thompson, James H Abernathy III, Elizabeth A Martinez, Peter J Pronovost, George R Kim, Laura C Bauer, Lisa H Lubomski, Jill A Marsteller & Ayse P Gurses, 2013, Technologies in the wild (TiW): human factors implications for patient safety in the cardiovascular operating room. Ergonomics, 56, 205-219.

2013 Jan Dul, Ralph Bruder, Peter Buckle, Pascale Carayon, Pierre Falzon, William S Marras, John R Wilson & Bas van der Doelen, 2012, A strategy for human factors/ergonomics: developing the discipline and profession, Ergonomics, 55, 377-395.

2012 Paul Schepers & Dr Berry den Brinker, 2011, What do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle crashes? Ergonomics 54, 315-327.

2011 Klein Hesselink J, de Leede J, & Goudswaard A, 2010, Effects of the new fast forward rotating five-shift roster at a Dutch steel company. Ergonomics 53, 727-738.

2010 Anuj K Pradhan, A Pollatsek, M Knodler & D L Fisher, Can younger drivers be trained to scan for information that will reduce their risk in roadway traffic scenarios that are hard to identify as hazardous? Ergonomics 52, 657-673.

2008 Leclerq, Thouy & Rossignol, 2007, Progress in understanding processes underlying occupational accidents on the level based on case studies. Ergonomics 50, 59-79.

2007 Rouch I, Wild P, Ansiau D, Marquié J-C, 2006, Shiftwork experience, age and cognitive performance. Ergonomics 48, 1282-1293.

2006 Wiese E E & Lee J D, 2004, Auditory alerts for in-vehicle information systems: The effects of temporal conflict and sound parameters on driver attitudes and performance. Ergonomics 47, 965-986.