Choi, Sang

At UW-Whitewater

Affiliation
University - Faculty/Staff
Department
Ocup & Envir Safety and Health
Position
PROFESSOR
Office Phone
(262) 472-1641
Office Location
HH 3509

Sang D. Choi, Ph.D., CSP, CPE is Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator in the Department of Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health, and Coordinator of Occupational Ergonomics Program at UW-Whitewater. Dr. Choi’s academic experience comprises teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in occupational ergonomics, construction accident prevention, analysis and design in safety, system safety analysis, and research methods. His field experience includes projects in multiple work environments including construction, healthcare, manufacturing, food process, steel production and office settings projects. Dr. Choi’s main research interests are occupational ergonomics and safety, aging workforce, fall prevention, work-related musculoskeletal disorders, human-systems integration, work analysis, prevention through design, and RtPtR. He has produced more than 130 high-quality refereed publications and has been serving as Program Committee Chair, Keynote Speaker and Session Chair at prestigious national and international conferences.

Education:

  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, 2003, Western Michigan University. Major Field: Occupational Ergonomics and Safety
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, 1999, Wichita State University
  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, 1996, Kwandong University


Courses:
  • SAFETY 382/582: Safety in the Construction Industry
  • SAFETY 384/584: Construction Accident Prevention
  • SAFETY 468/668: Ergonomics
  • SAFETY 471/671: Applied Methods in Ergonomics
  • SAFETY 472/672: Advanced Industrial Ergonomics
  • SAFETY 481: Analysis and Design for Safety in Industrial Operations
  • SAFETY 701: Research Methods
  • SAFETY 787: System Safety Analysis
  • SAFETY 789: Readings and Research in Safety
  • SAFETY 798: Individual Studies


Certifications/Licenses:
  • Board Certified Safety Professional (CSP), #21433
  • Board Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), #1179
  • Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor for Construction Industry
  • Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor for General Industry


Professional Interests:
  • Aging workforce
  • Fall protection/prevention
  • Construction safety and health
  • Human-systems integration
  • Work-related musculoskeletal disorders
  • Prevention through design
  • Business cases for safety
  • Construction ergonomics


Professional Memberships:
  • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) – Professional Member
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) – Full Member
  • Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research (JSHER) – Editorial Board Membership


Select Recent Publications:
  • Choi, S.D., Rajendran, S., & Ahn, K. (2016). Impact of stretch and flex (SF) program implementation on the reduction of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries. Professional Safety (In press).
  • Choi, S.D., Guo, L., Kang, D., & Xiong, S. (2016). Interactive exergaming technology for elderly fall prevention: A systematic literature review. Applied Ergonomics (In press).
  • Choi, S.D., Yuan, L., & Borchardt, J.G. (2016). Musculoskeletal disorders in construction: Practical solutions from the literature. Professional Safety, 61(1), 26-32.
  • Choi, S.D., & Brings, K. (2016). Work-related musculoskeletal risks associated with nurses and nursing assistants handling overweight and obese patients: A literature review. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, 53(2), 439-448.


Dr. Sang D. Choi, Ph.D., CSP, CPE is Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator in the Department of Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health (OESH) at the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater, WI. Professor Choi is the Director of the Center for Occupational Safety and Ergonomics Research and the Coordinator for Occupational Ergonomics Program. Dr. Choi also serves as an adjunct professor in the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST). Dr. Choi is a nationally and internationally recognized scholar and practitioner in the areas of occupational ergonomics and industrial safety. Dr. Choi was selected for inclusion in several Editions of Marquis Who’s Who in America, and the recipient of the University-Wide Outstanding Research Award. Professor Choi has produced more than 100 refereed publications including high quality peer-reviewed journals, and has been invited multiple times to be as the keynote speaker at prestigious national and international conferences. Professor Choi’s academic experience comprises teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Occupational Ergonomics, Safety in the Construction Industry, Analysis & Design, System Safety Analysis, Research Methods, and in a number of safety related courses. His field experience includes projects in multiple work environments including construction, healthcare, manufacturing, food process, steel production, and office settings projects. Dr. Choi’s main research interests include occupational ergonomics, biomechanics, fall prevention, aging workforce, human-computer interaction, and prevention through design. Also, he is a strong proponent of efforts to integrate research into the OESH practice and is dedicated to bridge the gap between academia and the OESH profession (research to practice). Professor Choi holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering with an emphasis on Occupational Ergonomics & Safety from Western Michigan University, MI. He is an OSHA-approved outreach instructor for construction and industrial safety, and serves as the Editor for the ASSE’s Journal of Safety Health & Environmental Research. Dr. Choi is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals, and a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) by the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics. Dr. Choi is a professional member of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES).

Keynote Speaker
November 2016
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Malaysia
Session Chair
June 2016
International Society of Occupational Ergonomics and Safety
A. R. Lauer Safety Award Nominee
March 2015
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)
HFES Paul M. Fitts Education Award (Nominee)
April 2014
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)
NIOSH/CDC Scientific Reviewer
February 2014
CDC/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Who's Who in America
January 2014
68th Edition Marquis Who's Who in America
Selected: Special Research to Practice (RtP) track
2013
NIOSH sponsored at the 100th National Safety Council (NSC) Congress
Years of Service 2013 Award
2013
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Best of the Best Paper Award
April 2012
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)/Council on Practices & Standards
Who's Who in America
2011
65th Edition Marquis Who's Who in America
Who's Who in America
2010
64th Edition Marquis Who's Who in America
COEPS Research Award
May 2010
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, College of Education and Professional Studies
Outstanding Research Award
March 2009
The Chancellor of UW-Whitewater
NSC Research Award
October 2008
National Safety Council
NSC Research Award
November 2007
National Safety Council
COE Research Award
April 2006
College of Education, UW-Whitewater
New Horizon Safety Research Award
October 2005
National Safety Council
Grant Scholars Award
March 2005
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, UW-Whitewater
Faculty Development Award
April 2004
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
2003 Department Outstanding Student Award
2003
The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Western Michigan University
2003 University-Wide Graduate Research and Creative Scholar Award
2003
The Graduate College at Western Michigan University
2002 Graduate Student Travel Fund Award
2002
The Graduate College at Western Michigan University
Outstanding Work Award
March 2001
General Motors
2000 Appreciation Award
2000
The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Western Michigan University
Doctoral Associateship
1999
The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Western Michigan University
Graduate Research Assistantship
1997
The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Wichita State University

Ph.D.
Industrial Engineering (Occupational Ergonomics & Safety)
Western Michigan University
2003
M.S.
Industrial Engineering
Wichita State University
1999
B.S.
Industrial Engineering
Kwandong University, South Korea
1996

Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE)
Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics
October 2003
Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Board of Certified Safety Professionals
January 2010
OSHA General Industry Outreach Trainer
2009
OSHA Outreach Training Instructor for Construction
2012

National Safety Council
September 2005 - Current
American Society of Safety Engineers
August 2003 - Current
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
February 2002 - Current

Preliminary Findings on Stretch and Flex (SF) Program and Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders
Research to Practice to Research (RtPtR): A Roadmap for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Practitioners and Researchers
Work-related Musculoskeletal Risks When Medical Staff Handle Overweight Patients
Construction Ergonomics
Prevention through Design: A Strategy for Improving Safety, Health and Ergonomics
A Review of Obesity and Body Mass Index and Nonfatal Traumatic Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries and Costs Associated with Aging Construction Workers
Stretch and Flex Program Effectiveness in Preventing Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders in the U.S. Construction Industry
Fatal Injuries & Interventions in the Construction Industry
Critical Analyses of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders and Practical Solutions in Construction
Lu Yuan, James G. Borchardt
Construction Workers’ Perception of Stretch and Flex Program Effectiveness in Preventing Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders
Sathy Rajendran
Fall Protection in Roofing Industries
Klink, W., Zimmerman, B.
Musculoskeletal Discomfort Associated with Outpatient Surgeries
Verikas, G.
Fatal Falls in U.S. Residential Construction
RtPtR: A Roadmap for Safety and Health Practitioners and Academics
Borchardt, J
Good Practices of Manually Handling Materials, Tools and Equipment (MH-MTE) on Worksites Based on Collaborative Academic/Safety Practitioners Research
Borchardt, J.
Preventing Fall Injuries in Construction
Dong, S., Borchardt, J.
Effects of Obesity on the Construction Industry
Hauser, S.
Ergonomic Study of General Practice Physicians and Specialty Practitioners Performing Office-Based Surgeries
Hermanson, J.E.
Bridging the Gap between Academic Research and Construction Workplaces Using the NIOSH 1991 Lifting Equation
Borchardt, J.
Study of Musculoskeletal Risks of the Office-Based Surgeries
Hermanson, J.
Study of Safety and Health Issues of the Aging Construction Workforce
Hauser, S.R.
A Student-Friendly Approach for Teaching Systems Safety
Promoting Health & Safety of Older Construction Workers
Industrial Engineering (IE) Application: Human-Centered Systems Design
Ergonomic Injury Prevention in Construction
Borchardt, J.G., & Proksch, T.
Comparison of Risk Factors for Falls from Height between Commercial and Residential Roofers
Sa, J., Seo, D.-C.,
The Contribution of a Common Construction Material Weights Data Sheet to the Construction Industry
Proksch, T.
Improving Ergonomics for Aging Workers in the U.S. Construction Industry
Investigation of Common Construction Materials Weight and Related Manual Lifting Task Observations
The Challenges of Training Tomorrows Workforce
Weisling, J.
NIOSH Occupational Safety & Health Workforce Assessment Project
Ergonomic Solutions for the Aging Workforce in Construction
Emerging Technologies and the Impact on Safety & Health Issues in the Construction Industry
Haapakoski, A.
Promoting Workplace Safety in an Aging Construction Workforce
Impact of Sloped Surfaces on Postural Balance and Falls
Promoting Workplace Safety in an Aging Construction Workforce
Impact of Sloped Surfaces on Postural Balance and Falls
Managing an Aging Workforce-Initiatives and Measures at Macro Level: Improving Safety of Older Construction Workers in the United States
Measuring Safety and Productivity in Construction
Musculoskeletal Symptoms of Ironworkers in Highway Construction: Implication for Ergonomic Assessments
Improving Safety of Older Workers in Construction
Applying Ergonomics in Highway Construction
Safety Training in the Hispanic Construction Workforce
Pecora, B.J.
Assessing Postural Stability on Sloped Surfaces: Perceived Loss of Balance Scale
Evaluation of Rebar-Tying Operations in Highway Construction: A Field Study
Safety and Ergonomic Issues Surveyed in the Landscaping Industry
Assessing Postural Stability on Sloped Surfaces: Perceived Loss of Balance Scale
Ergonomics in the Construction Industry
Bowen, C.N.
Improving Ergonomics in Construction
Improving Ergonomics in Construction
Overview of Collaborative Model and Fall Protection Direct/Indirect Causes from Roofs
Postural Balance and Sloped Surfaces in Roofing Construction
Safety and Productivity in Roofing Construction
Surface Slope Effects on Postural Balance and Shingling Frequency in a Simulated Roofing Task
Safety and Productivity in Roofing Construction
Impact of Fall Protection Equipment on the Productivity of Roof Shingling Operations
Prediction of Maximum Acceptable Roof Shingling Frequency
An Investigation of Fall Protection Systems for Improving Productivity and Safety in the Roofing Industry
Effects of Roof Slopes on Workers' Perceived Loss of Balance
A Review of Costs of Injuries in the Roofing Industry
A Study of Relationship between Productivity Measure and Safety in the Roofing Industry
An Investigation of the Role of Safety in the Roofing Industry
Psychophysically Derived Work Frequencies Associated with Roof Shingling Operations: A Pilot Study
A Simulation Study of An Automotive Foundry Plant Manufacturing Engine Blocks
Safety Management in the Mechanical Contracting Industry
Plant Monitoring & Control System Implementation: A Case Study of an Automotive Foundry Plant
The Effect of Physical and Mental Workload on Myocardial Oxygen Consumption
Upper Extremity Joint Mobility in Physically Active Older Adults
Dirksen, D.E., Rogers, M.E., Rogers, N.L., Bohan, M., & Fernandez, J.E.
Biomechanical Analysis of Manual Metal Pouring Operations

Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among construction workers in the United States from 1992 to 2014
Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Vol. 74 Iss. 5 Pg. 374-380
Fatal falls and PFAS use in the construction industry: Findings from the NIOSH FACE reports
Accident Analysis and Prevention
Vol. 102 Pg. 136-143
Stretch & flex programs: Effects on the reduction of musculoskeletal disorders & injuries
Professional Safety
Vol. 62 Iss. 5 Pg. 38-43
Exergame technology and interactive interventions for elderly fall prevention: A systematic literature review
Applied Ergonomics
Vol. 65 Pg. 570-581
Musculoskeletal disorders in construction: Practical solutions from the literature
Professional Safety: Journal of the American Society of Safety Engineers
Vol. 61 Iss. 1 Pg. 26-32
Work-related musculoskeletal risks associated with nurses and nursing assistants handling overweight and obese patients: A literature review
WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation
Vol. 53 Iss. 2 Pg. 439-448
A Study of Work-related Musculoskeletal Risks Associated with the Outpatient Surgeries
Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science
Vol. 4 Iss. 4 Pg. 190-195
Editor's Message
Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research (JSHER)
Vol. 11 Iss. 2 Pg. 2
Obesity and the Risk for Occupational Injuries: A Literature Review
Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science
Vol. 4 Iss. 3 Pg. 8
Workers’ Changing Psychophysical Characteristics Require Prevention through Design (PtD) and Safety, Health & Ergonomic (SH&E) Strategies at Construction Worksites
Proceedings of the 19the Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA)
Pg. 5
Aging Workers and Trade Related Injuries in the US Construction Industry
Safety and Health at Work
Vol. 6 Iss. 2 Pg. 151-155
An Ergonomic Assessment of Sample Preparation Job Tasks in a Chemical Laboratory
Journal of Chemical Health and Safety
Vol. 22 Iss. 4 Pg. 23-32
Changing Psychophysical Characteristics of Construction Workers Require New Ergonomic Strategies.
Proceedings of the XXVIIth Annual Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference
Pg. 6
Editor's Message
Safety Health and Environmental Research
Vol. 11 Iss. 1 Pg. 2
Improving Occupational Health and Safety for the Aging Construction Workforce in the United States
31st International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH)
Psychophysical and Demographic Changes Require Rethinking Ergonomic Strategies.
Proceedings of the 2015 ASSE Professional Development Conference
Pg. 5
Work related musculoskeletal risks associated with the care, treatment and transportation of bariatric patients: A review
Journal of Environmental and Occupational Science
Vol. 4 Iss. 1 Pg. 53-55
Occupational Safety Issues of Residential Construction Surveyed in Wisconsin, United States
Industrial Health/National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
Vol. 52 Iss. 6 Pg. 541-547
Critical Analyses of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders and Practical Solutions in Construction
The 2014 HFES International Annual Meeting. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Vol. 58 Iss. 1 Pg. 1633-1637
Fatal Falls in the U.S. Residential Construction Industry
American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Vol. 57 Iss. 9 Pg. 992-1000
Construction Workers' Perception of Stretch and Flex Program Effectiveness in Preventing Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders
XXVI Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference
Pg. 19-25
Ergonomic Evaluation of the Sterile Process Department at the Fort Healthcare Memorial Hospital
Aging Workforce and Ergonomics in Construction: Opportunities and Challenges
Journal of Ergonomics
Vol. 3 Iss. 116
An Ergonomic Study of Patient Handling and Transportation at the Fort Healthcare Memorial Hospital
Fatal Falls in US Residential Construction
Proceedings of the International Conference on Fall Prevention and Protection
Pg. 5
Health and Safety Issues of Older Workers Surveyed in the Construction Industry
Industrial and Systems Engineering Review
Vol. 1 Iss. 2 Pg. 123-131
Fatal Falls from Roofs among U.S. Construction Workers
Journal of Safety Research
Vol. 44 Pg. 17-24
Patient Safety Strategies Targeting Healthcare Personnel: A Review of the Ergonomic Issues in the Laparoscopic Operating Room
Advances in Engineering for Healthcare Safety - From Surgery Ergonomics to Computational Fluid Dynamics
Pg. 167-183
Translating Academic Research on Manual Lifting Tasks Observations into Construction Workplace Good Practices
Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research
Vol. 8 Iss. 1 Pg. 3-10
Assessing Musculoskeletal Concerns Associated with Outpatient Surgeries
Proceedings of the 1st Annual World Conference of the Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering.
Pg. 7
B Factor and Its Importance to HFE Practitioners - Applying NIOSH’s 1991 Revised Lifting Equation and Its Derivatives
. Proceedings of the 2012 HFES 56th Annual Meeting. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Pg. 5
Health and Safety Issues among Older Construction Workers: A Pilot Study
Proceedings of the 1st Annual World Conference of the Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering
Pg. 6
Study of Musculoskeletal Risks of the Office-Based Surgeries
WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation
Vol. 41 Pg. 1940-1943
A Study of Trade-Specific Occupational Ergonomics Considerations in the U.S. Construction Industry
WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation
Vol. 42 Iss. 2 Pg. 215-222
Bridging the Gap between Academic Research and Construction Workplaces Using the NIOSH 1991 Lifting Equation
Proceedings of the 2012 ASSE Professional Development Conference.
Pg. 5
A Review of the Ergonomic Issues in the Laparoscopic Operating Room
Journal of Healthcare Engineering
Vol. 3 Iss. 4 Pg. 587-604
Promoting Health and Safety of Aging Construction Workers
Proceedings of the 2011 Safety Day Annual Construction Safety Conference
Pg. 5
Do Stretching Programs Prevent Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders?
Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research
Vol. 6 Iss. 3 Pg. 1-8
Ergonomic Assessment of Musculoskeletal Discomfort of Iron Workers in Highway Construction
WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation
Vol. 36 Iss. 1 Pg. 47-53
Emerging Technologies and Construction Safety
Proceedings of the 20th Annual Construction Safety Conference
Pg. 5
Ergonomic Injury Prevention in Construction
Proceedings of the 20th Annual Construction Safety Conference
Pg. 5
Logging Safety in Wisconsin
Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association
Vol. 3 Pg. 52-54
An Ergonomic Evaluation of Different Types of Latches of Reusable Shipping Containers
Department of Product Development at Orbis Corporation
Comparison of Risk Factors for Falls from Height between Commercial and Residential Roofers
Journal of Safety Research
Vol. 40 Iss. 1 Pg. 1-6
Key Factors in Successful Participatory Ergonomics Programs
Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice
Pg. 239-242
Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Construction Industry
Ergonomics: Design, Integration and Implementation
Pg. 235-244
Safety and Ergonomic Considerations for an Aging Workforce in the US Construction Industry
WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation
Vol. 33 Iss. 3 Pg. 307-315
Improving Ergonomics for Aging Workers in the U.S. Construction Industry
Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Ergonomics
Pg. 5
Investigation of Common Construction Materials Weight and Related Manual Lifting Task Observations
. Proceedings of the 17th World Congress on Ergonomics (IEA 2009).
Pg. 5
Review Study of Computer Input Devices and Older Users
International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction
Vol. 25 Iss. 5 Pg. 455-474
Onsite Ergonomics: Ensuring Worker Comfort Could Reduce Injuries, Premiums
Midwest Construction/ The McGraw-Hill Companies
Vol. 11 Iss. 9 Pg. 32-33
Safety Belt Use in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Safety
Computer Input Devices for an Aging Workforce
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics
Pg. 5
Postural Balance and Adaptations in Transitioning Sloped Surfaces
. International Journal of Construction Education and Research
Vol. 4 Iss. 3 Pg. 189-199
Managing an Aging Workforce – Initiatives and Measures at Macro Level: Improving Safety of Older Construction Workers in the United States
Proceedings of the XVIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work
Vol. SY10-06 Pg. 5
Measuring Safety and Productivity in Construction
. Proceedings of the XVIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work
Vol. SC04-02. Pg. 5
Musculoskeletal Symptoms of Ironworkers in Highway Construction: Implication for Ergonomic Assessments
Proceedings of the XVIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work
Vol. SC04-06 Pg. 5
The Effect of Adjustment Period on Maximum Acceptable Frequency for a Roofing Task
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics
Vol. 38 Iss. 2 Pg. 222-231
Applying Ergonomics in Highway Construction
Construction Safety & Health by Design
Pg. 5
Surface Slope Effects on Shingling Frequency and Postural Balance in a Simulated Roofing Task
Ergonomics
Vol. 51 Iss. 3 Pg. 330-344
Investigation of Ergonomic Issues in the Wisconsin Construction Industry
Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research
Vol. 5 Iss. 1 Pg. 1-19
Don't strain yourself
Occupational Hazards/ Penton Media, Inc.
Vol. 69 Iss. 1 Pg. 36-41
Safety Belt Use in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Safety
Wisconsin Summer 2007 Motorcycle Speed Survey Field Observation Methods and Experience
Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Safety
Evaluation of Rebar-Tying Operations in Highway Construction: A Field Study
Proceedings of the 12th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, Applications and Practice
Pg. 216-219
Safety and Ergonomic Issues Surveyed in the Landscaping Industry
Proceedings of the 12th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, Applications and Practice
Pg. 220-223
The Effect of Adjustment Period on Maximum Acceptable Frequency for a Roofing Task
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics
Vol. 37 Iss. 4 Pg. 357-365
Occupational Ergonomic Issues in Highway Construction Surveyed in Wisconsin, United States
Industrial Health
Vol. 45 Iss. 3 Pg. 487-493
Opportunities for Improving Productivity in Roofing Construction
International Journal of Construction Education and Research
Vol. 3 Iss. 1 Pg. 67-77
Postural Balance and Sloped Surfaces in Roofing Construction
Proceedings of the 45th Annual American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Professional Development Conference and Exposition
Pg. 5
Educating Construction Safety Professionals: A Collaborative Model for the 21st Century
Professional Safety
Vol. 51 Iss. 7 Pg. 41-45
Fall Protection Equipment Effects on Productivity and Safety in Residential Roofing Construction
Journal of Construction Research
Vol. 1 Iss. 1/2 Pg. 149-157
A Survey of the Safety Roles and Costs of Injuries in the Roofing Contracting Industry
Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research
Vol. 3 Iss. 1 Pg. 1-20
An Investigation of Myocardial Aerobic Capacity as a Measure of both Physical and Cognitive Workloads.
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics
Vol. 35 Iss. 12 Pg. 1097-1107
An Investigation of Fall Protection Systems for Improving Productivity and Safety in the Roofing Industry
Safety: From the Ground Up/ Construction Safety Council
Pg. 317-327
Occupational Injuries and Fatalities in the Roofing Contracting Industry
Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
Vol. 131 Iss. 11 Pg. 1233-1240
Comparative Evaluation of Keyboarding Speed, Accuracy, and Comfort: Fixed-Angle Split Versus QWERTY
Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction
Pg. 5
Impact of Fall Protection Equipment on the Productivity of Roof Shingling Operations
Proceedings of the XIX Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference
Pg. 138-142
Injury, Cost, and Risk Reductions in Office Ergonomic Environment: A Case Study
Proceedings of the XIX Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference
Pg. 150-154
Prediction of Maximum Acceptable Roof Shingling Frequency
Proceedings of the XIX Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference
Pg. 143-149
Ratings of Perceived Loss of Balance: A Potential Safety Monitoring Technique for Workers Walking/Working on Sloped Surfaces
Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research
Vol. 2 Iss. 1 Pg. 1-26
Effects of Roof Slopes on Workers’ Perceived Loss of Balance
Proceedings of the XVIII Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference
Pg. 44-47
A Review of Costs of Injuries in the Roofing Industry
Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, Applications, and Practice
Pg. 391-396
A Review of Safety and Ergonomic Issues in the Roofing Industry
Quality of Work and Products in Enterprises of the Future
Pg. 196-199
A Study of Relationship between Productivity Measure and Safety in the Roofing Industry
Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, Applications, and Practice
Pg. 172-176
An Investigation of the Role of Safety in the Roofing Industry
.), Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, Applications, and Practice
Pg. 386-390
Identification of Hazardous Tasks in the Roofing Industry
Quality of Work and Products in Enterprises of the Future
Pg. 185-188
Psychophysically Derived Work Frequencies Associated with Roof Shingling Operations: A Pilot Study
Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, Applications, and Practice
Pg. 1-6
The Effect of Lifting Dominance and Height on Maximum Acceptable Weight of Lift for Asymmetrical Lifting and Lowering Tasks
Quality of Work and Products in Enterprises of the Future
Pg. 239-242
A Review of the Role of Safety in the Roofing Contracting Industry
Proceedings of the Fourth Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Construction Engineering and Management Symposium Held at Western Michigan University Sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF)
Pg. 17-21
A Study of Detailed Injuries and their Relationship to Costs in the Roofing Contracting Industry
Proceedings of the Fourth Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Construction Engineering and Management Symposium Held at Western Michigan University Sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF)
Pg. 32-36
A Study of the Current Measures of Productivity and Safety in the Roofing Contracting Industry
Proceedings of the Fourth Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Construction Engineering and Management Symposium Held at Western Michigan University Sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF)
Pg. 27-31
A Simulation Study of An Automotive Foundry Plant Manufacturing Engine Heads
Proceedings of the 2003 Advanced Simulation Technologies Conference (ASTC)
Pg. 5
A Review of Safety and Ergonomic Issues in the Roofing Industry
Center for Research Excellence in Occupational Safety, Western Michigan University
Ergonomic Evaluation of Office Workstations at KVCC
Teaching Learning Center, Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC)
The Effect of Time Study Methods on Accuracy
Proceedings of the 7th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, Applications, and Practice
Pg. 226-229
A Safety and Ergonomic Study of the Roofing Industry
Proceedings of the Third Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Construction Engineering and Management Symposium Held at Western Michigan University Sponsored by National Science Foundation (NSF)
Pg. pp. 6-10
Biomechanical Analyses of Paramedics Using Stairchairs
.), Proceeding of the XVI Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference
Pg. 5
Comparison of Commercial Stairchairs using Data Envelopment Analysis
Proceedings of the XVI Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference
Pg. 5
Postural Analysis of Paramedics Using Stairchairs
Proceedings of the XVI Annual International Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference
Pg. 5
A Simulation Study of An Automotive Foundry Plant Manufacturing Engine Blocks
Proceedings of the 2002 Winter Simulation Conference
Pg. 1035-1040
An Ergonomic Evaluation at Magna Interior Systems/Dakkota Integrated Systems
Magna Interior/Dakkota Integrated Systems
Plant Monitoring & Control System Implementation: A Case Study of an Automotive Foundry Plant
Proceedings of the 6th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, Applications, and Practice,
Pg. 5
The Effect of Physical and Mental Workload on Myocardial Oxygen Consumption
Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety 4
Pg. 371-376
An Ergonomic Evaluation of the Faculty Office Workstations
Faculty of the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, Western Michigan University
An Ergonomic Study of Lifting Tasks at Kellogg's
Final Report to Kellogg's Corporation
Ergonomic Evaluation of Breeze Unit at Steelcase, Inc for IDEO
Steelcase, Inc.
Ergonomic Evaluation of Breeze Unit at Steelcase, Inc for IDEO
Steelcase, Inc.
Biomechanical Analysis of Manual Metal Pouring Operations
American Foundry Society (AFS) Transactions
Vol. 00-103 Pg. 685-691
Range of Motion of the Wrist: Implications for Designing Computer Input Devices for the Elderly
Disability and Rehabilitation Journal
Vol. 22 Iss. 13/14 Pg. 633-637
An Ergonomic Study of Office Workstations
Final Report to Vice President of Admission and Finance, Wichita State University
An Ergonomic Study of Push and Grip Forces Associated with a Titanium Drilling Task
Final Reprot to Boeing Commerical Airplane Group
Shoulder Range of Motion of 65-79 Year Old Adults (Abstract)
Proceedings of American College of Sport Medicine Annual Meeting
The Effect of Age on Computer Input Device Use: Performance and Ratings of Perceived Exertion
SAE Technical Paper Series: No. . Warrendale, PA: SAE
Pg. 1999-01-1604
The Effect of Window Size on Accuracy for Video Work Sampling
Proceedings of the 4th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, Applications, and Practice
Pg. 5
Normative Data on Select Joint Range of Motion and Grip Strength of Elderly Males and Females
Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety 3
Pg. 379-383
The Impact of Age on Computer Input Device Use: Psychophysical and Physiological Measures
International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics
Vol. 24 Iss. 5 Pg. 503-513
Is the Trackball a Better Input Device for the Older Computer User?
Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation
Vol. 9 Iss. 1 Pg. 33-43
An Ergonomic Evaluation of Stapling Workstations at Wichita State University Library
Final Report to Wichita State University Library
An Ergonomic Study of Office Workstations at Sedgwick County Register of Deeds Office
Sedgwick County Courthouse
Ergonomic Evaluation at Larksfield Place Retirement Homes
Larksfield Place
Ergonomic Evaluation of Counting Office Workstations
Final Report to B&G Plating Company
Ergonomic Evaluation of Some Tasks at Hudson Foods - Noel, MO
OSHA in the U.S. Department of Labor
Cursor-Control Performance of Older Adults Using Two Computer Input Device
Advances in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety 2
Pg. 541-544
An Ergonomic Study of USD 259: School Service Center
USD 259: Schol Service Center

NIOSH/CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training
Silver Spring, MD
Dr. Choi serves as a Technical Advisor (construction safety expertise/consultant) in the "Data Tracking Projects" for the CDC/NIOSH/CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training.
Construction Ergonomics LLC
Principal Consultant; Occupational Ergonomics/ Human Factors Engineering and Industrial Safety
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
Chicago, IL
Managing Editor and Editorial Review Board for the Journal of SH&E Research (JSHER), an online academic journal of ASSE.
The Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering
Advisory Committee Member of The Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering
CDC/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Atlanta, GA
Dr. Choi serves as a Scientific Grant Reviewer for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)...
Orbis Corporation’s Product Development Department
Oconomowoc, WI
Conducted an ergonomic evaluation of the different types of latches of reusable shipping containers
Johns Disposal Service, Inc.
Whitewater, WI
Conducted an ergonomic study of the recycling sorting process
Meriter Hospital, Inc.
Madison, WI
Cooperated in an ergonomic evaluation and selection of patient handling equipment
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program funded by National Science Foundation (NSF)
Kalamazoo, MI
Cooperated in a safety and ergonomic study of the roofing industry
Bronson Methodist Hospital
Kalamazoo, MI
Participated in an investigation of the relationship between patient acuity, time standards, and productivity
Teaching Learning Center at Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Kalamazoo, MI
Conducted an ergonomic evaluation of office workstations
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program funded by National Science Foundation (NSF)
Kalamazoo, MI
Cooperated in a safety and ergonomic study of the roofing industry
Stryker Medical, Inc.
Kalamazoo, MI
Conducted an ergonomic evaluation of stairchairs
Bronson Methodist Hospital
Kalamazoo, MI
Participated in an investigation of the effects of certain medications on IV tubings
Magna Interior/Dakkota Integrated Systems
Holt, MI
Conducted an ergonomic evaluation
General Motors (GM) Saginaw Metal Casting Operations
Saginaw, MI
Participated in the development and implementation of plant monitoring & control system
Lost Foam at General Motors (GM) Saginaw Metal Casting Operations
Saginaw, MI
Designed a Molding Inventory Control System (MICS) for aging area
Genesis Seating, Inc.
Grand Rapids, MI
Conducted a labor standard analysis using MOST (Maynard Operational Sequencing Techniques)
Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI
Conducted an ergonomic evaluation of the faculty office workstations
Steelcase, Inc. for IDEO
Grand Rapids, MI
Participated in comfort and efficiency study of Breeze unit and office workstations
Kellogg’s Corporation
Battle Creek, MI
Conducted an ergonomic study of lifting tasks
A/C Foundry Company
Battle Creek, MI
Conducted an ergonomic evaluation on the manual metal pouring operations
Kysor Medallion Company
Holland, MI
Participated in a work sampling study to determine machine & person utilization and optimal sample sizes (windows) on the metal press operations
Boeing Commercial Aircraft Company
Wichita, KS
Assisted in the development of the effects of dampening devices on hand-arm vibration during a drilling task
Boeing Commercial Aircraft Company
Wichita, KS
Contributed an ergonomic study of push and grip forces associated with an inconel and an aluminum drilling task
Wichita State University
Wichita, KS
Evaluated the office workstations of the Vice President of Administration and Finance
Office of Research Administration (ORA) at Wichita State University
Wichita, KS
Participated in the study of range of motion of the elderly
Boeing Commercial Aircraft Company
Wichita, KS
Designed and implemented an ergonomic study of push and grip forces associated with a titanium drilling task
OSHA at Hudson Foods
Noel, MO
Assisted in ergonomic evaluations of various selected tasks, while utilizing workplace measurement, strength and anthropometry measurement, employee interviews, video-taping, and video analysis
North American Salt Company
Wichita, KS
Participated in the development of work measurement system, facility layout, production standards, quality improvement program, and cost analysis
Cessna Aircraft Company
Wichita, KS
Assisted in the evaluation of the effects of dampening devices on hand-arm vibration during a riveting task
Cessna Aircraft Company
Wichita, KS
Cooperated in an ergonomic study of the effect of type and size of rivet guns on hand-arm vibration
Larksfield Place Retirement Homes
Wichita, KS
Participated in an ergonomic evaluation
Wichita State University Library
Wichita, KS
Conducted an ergonomic evaluation of stapling and cutting workstations
B&G Plating Company
Wichita, KS
Conducted an ergonomic evaluation of counting office workstations
Register of Deeds Office in the Sedgwick County Courthouse
Wichita, KS
Implemented an ergonomic study of data entry booth, vault room, and micro filming room
USD 259: School Service Center
Wichita, KS
Participated in the improvement of work method & process and workplace layout

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