Ergonomics Journal Best Paper Award

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Best Paper Award



About the prize

This award, formerly the Liberty Mutual 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.

For a list of shortlisted articles for the 2022 Award, click here.

Year Author(s) Article Volume Issue
2021 Amir Mehdizadeh et al. Job rotation and work-related musculoskeletal disorders: a fatigue-failure perspective 63 4
2021 Juergen Sauer, Andreas Sonderegger & Sven Schmutz Usability, user experience and accessibility: towards an integrative model 63 10
2020 Michael A. Greig et al. Assessing human factors and ergonomics capability in organisations – the Human Factors Integration Toolset 62 10
2019 Ewart J. de Visser, Richard Pak & Taylor H. Shaw From ‘automation’ to ‘autonomy’: the importance of trust repair in human–machine interaction 61 10
2018 Helen P N Hughes et al. Systems scenarios: a tool for facilitating the socio-technical design of work systems 60 10
2017 Sylvia Guendelman, Alison Gemmill & Leslie A. MacDonald Biomechanical and organisational stressors and associations with employment withdrawal among pregnant workers: evidence and implications 59 12
2016 S McGill et al. Can fitness and movement quality prevent back injury in elite task force police officers? A 5-year longitudinal study 58 10
2015  J Village et al. An ergonomics action research demonstration: integrating human factors into assembly design processes 57 10
2014 Priyadarshini R Pennathur et al. Technologies in the wild (TiW): human factors implications for patient safety in the cardiovascular operating room 56 2
2013 Jan Dul et al. A strategy for human factors/ergonomics: developing the discipline and profession 55 4
2012 Paul Schepers & Dr Berry den Brinker What do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle crashes? 54 4
2011 Klein Hesselink J, de Leede J, & Goudswaard A Effects of the new fast forward rotating five-shift roster at a Dutch steel company 53 6
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? 52 6
2008 Leclerq, Thouy & Rossignol Progress in understanding processes underlying occupational accidents on the level based on case studies. 50 1
2007 Rouch I, Wild P, Ansiau D, Marquié J-C Shiftwork experience, age and cognitive performance 48 10
2006 Wiese E E & Lee J D Auditory alerts for in-vehicle information systems: The effects of temporal conflict and sound parameters on driver attitudes and performance 47 9
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