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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.

For a list of shortlisted articles for the 2020 Award, click here

Ergonomics Liberty Mutual Award Winners

2019Ewart J. de Visser, Richard Pak & Taylor H. ShawFrom ‘automation’ to ‘autonomy’: the importance of trust repair in human–machine interaction6110
2018Helen P N Hughes et al.Systems scenarios: a tool for facilitating the socio-technical design of work systems6010
2017Sylvia Guendelman, Alison Gemmill & Leslie A. MacDonaldBiomechanical and organisational stressors and associations with employment withdrawal among pregnant workers: evidence and implications5912
2016S McGill et al.Can fitness and movement quality prevent back injury in elite task force police officers? A 5-year longitudinal study5810
2015 J Villagee et al.An ergonomics action research demonstration: integrating human factors into assembly design processes5710
2014Priyadarshini R Pennathur et al.Technologies in the wild (TiW): human factors implications for patient safety in the cardiovascular operating room562
2013Jan Dul et al.A strategy for human factors/ergonomics: developing the discipline and profession554
2012Paul Schepers & Dr Berry den BrinkerWhat do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle crashes?544
2011Klein Hesselink J, de Leede J, & Goudswaard AEffects of the new fast forward rotating five-shift roster at a Dutch steel company536
2010Anuj K Pradhan, A Pollatsek, M Knodler & D L FisherCan younger drivers be trained to scan for information that will reduce their risk in roadway traffic scenarios that are hard to identify as hazardous?526
2008Leclerq, Thouy & RossignolProgress in understanding processes underlying occupational accidents on the level based on case studies.501
2007Rouch I, Wild P, Ansiau D, Marquié J-CShiftwork experience, age and cognitive performance4810
2006Wiese E E & Lee J DAuditory alerts for in-vehicle information systems: The effects of temporal conflict and sound parameters on driver attitudes and performance479

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