Dr. Geoff Wright P. Eng., Ph. D., CRSP, CCPE
Speaker Bio
Company
WorkSafeBC
Richmond, BC
Title
Ergonomist, Risk Analysis Unit, Prevention Division
Biography

Dr. Wright has many years of work experience in Ergonomics and Occupational Health and Safety.

He was the Principal Consultant with Ergonomics Plus Inc. in Toronto before moving to Vancouver in 2001. He provided technical advice and guidance on ergonomics at the City of Vancouver. In 2021 Geoff joined other Ergonomists in the Risk Analysis Unit of WorkSafeBC’s Prevention Division.

Dr. Wright attended the University of Toronto where he received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering, a Master of Applied Science in Human Factors Engineering and a Ph. D. in Ergonomics.  He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Ontario and British Columbia, a Canadian Registered Safety Professional, and a Certified Professional Ergonomist in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Geoff has authored more than 30 articles in scientific and technical journals.  He also serves on the Technical Committee that developed CAN/CSA’s Z412-17 “Office Ergonomics” - an application standard for workplace ergonomics.

 

Sessions

10:00 - 10:45 AM PDT
A procurement process guides the purchasing process so it is important to know what you want before sourcing and buying a product. An essential component that needs to be included in this process involves the health and safety of workers. This session will cover aspects of health and safety that should be included during various […]
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