Robert (Bob) Fox Ph.D., CPE

Bob Fox is a Senior Consulting Scientist specializing in the consultation and training in the field of ergonomics and human factors.  He has 40 years of experience in occupational ergonomics, primarily in the automotive industry, where he specialized in manual material handling issues, musculoskeletal disorders risk assessment and prevention, and all aspects of job design.  

Bob retired from General Motors Company in 2022 as the Global Subject Matter Expert for Occupational Ergonomics before joining Anthrotech.  He is acknowledged as an authority on ergonomics standards and participates in various work groups for ANSI and ISO ergonomics standards and reports.  He also participates on the NIOSH/NORA Cross-Sector Councils for both MSDs and Healthy Work Design, the ACGIH Physical Agents Committee, the IEA Technical Committee on Musculoskeletal Disorders, USCAR, and the ASTM F48.02 subcommittee on Human Factors and Ergonomics for exoskeletons.   

Bob holds BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in industrial engineering from Texas Tech University and has authored numerous journal articles on manual material handling, the Revised NIOSH Lift Equation, work-related musculoskeletal disorders and ergonomics, and aging, and is a fellow of both the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society and the International Ergonomics Association. 

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