2020 Liberty Mutual Award
About the prize
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 Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) established the Liberty Mutual Award to promote excellence in safety and health research.
The latest winning article will be made free to access for one year.
The winner of the 2020 Liberty Mutual Award will be announced at the CIEHF Annual Conference, 27-29 April 2020. The winning article will be made free to access for one year.
Below are the shortlisted articles for the 2020 Award.
2020 Ergonomics Liberty Mutual Award Shortlisted Articles
|2019||Nicola C. D. Armstrong, Amanda Ward, Mitch Lomax, Michael J. Tipton & James R. House.||Wearing body armour and backpack loads increase the likelihood of expiratory flow limitation and respiratory muscle fatigue during marching||62||9||10.1080/00140139.2019.1629638|
|2019||Maral Babapour Chafi & Linda Rolfö||Policies in Activity-based Flexible Offices -‘I am sloppy with clean-desking. We don’t really know the rules.’||62||1||10.1080/00140139.2018.1516805|
|2019||S. J. Baltrusch, J. H. van Dieën, S. M. Bruijn, A. S. Koopman, C. A. M. van Bennekom & H. Houdijk||The effect of a passive trunk exoskeleton on metabolic costs during lifting and walking||62||7||10.1080/00140139.2019.1602288|
|2019||Michael A. Greig, Judy Village, Shane M. Dixon, Filippo A. Salustri & W. Patrick Neumann||Assessing human factors and ergonomics capability in organisations – the Human Factors Integration Toolset||62||10||10.1080/00140139.2019.1572228|
|2019||P. A. Hancock||Some pitfalls in the promises of automated and autonomous vehicles||62||4||10.1080/00140139.2018.1498136|
|2019||Dominique Larouche, Philippe Corbeil, Marie Bellemare, Marie Authier, Jérôme Prairie & Sandrine Hegg-Deloye||To what extent do paramedics apply safe handling principles when transferring patients from stair chairs to stretchers?||62||10||10.1080/00140139.2019.1641629|
|2019||Peter E. D. Love, Pauline Teo, Jim Smith, Fran Ackermann & Ying Zhou||The nature and severity of workplace injuries in construction: engendering operational benchmarking||62||10||10.1080/00140139.2019.1644379|
|2019||Michael F. Rayo, Emily S. Patterson, Mahmoud Abdel-Rasoul & Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce||Using timbre to improve performance of larger auditory alarm sets||62||12||10.1080/00140139.2019.1676473|
|2019||Bernhard Schwartz, Jay M. Kapellusch, Arnold Baca & Barbara Wessner||Medium-term effects of a two-desk sit/stand workstation on cognitive performance and workload for healthy people performing sedentary work: a secondary analysis of a randomised controlled trial||62||6||10.1080/00140139.2019.1577497|
|2019||John Taverniers & Joel Suss||A user-centred assessment of a less-lethal launcher: the case of the FN 303® in a high-pressure setting||62||9||10.1080/00140139.2019.1626916|
|2019||Sarah E. Williams, Dawn M. Sarno, Joanna E. Lewis, Mindy K. Shoss, Mark B. Neider & Corey J. Bohil||The psychological interaction of spam email features||62||8||10.1080/00140139.2019.1614681|
|2019||Liyun Yang, Ke Lu, Mikael Forsman, Kaj Lindecrantz, Fernando Seoane, Örjan Ekblom & Jörgen Eklund||Evaluation of physiological workload assessment methods using heart rate and accelerometry for a smart wearable system||62||5||10.1080/00140139.2019.1566579|
The following excellent articles were also highlighted by the editors during the shortlisting but have been excluded from further consideration due to conflict of interest with the judges.
|2019||Cheryl Haslam, Aadil Kazi, Myanna Duncan, Stacy Clemes & Ricardo Twumasi||Walking Works Wonders: a tailored workplace intervention evaluated over 24 months||62||1||10.1080/00140139.2018.1489982|
|2019||Ben R. Lane, Paul M. Salmon, Adrian Cherney, David Lacey & Neville A. Stanton||Using the Event Analysis of Systemic Teamwork (EAST) broken-links approach to understand vulnerabilities to disruption in a darknet market||62||9||10.1080/00140139.2019.1621392|
|2019||Paul M. Salmon & Gemma J. M. Read||Many model thinking in systems ergonomics: a case study in road safety||62||5||10.1080/00140139.2018.1550214|