Applied Safety + Ergonomics

Timothy P. Rhoades, Ph.D., P.E., CPE

Dr. Rhoades is a Senior Consultant and co-founder of Applied Safety and Ergonomics, Inc. His research, design, and consulting interests include occupational and consumer safety, product use behaviors, warnings, vehicle visibility, and human movement. For more than 20 years, he served as an adjunct professor at the University of Michigan, teaching product and occupational safety management.

Dr. Rhoades has served as a member of several consensus standards committees involved with vehicle visibility, biomechanics, and other ergonomics and safety issues, and served in a standards management role as a member of Standards Development Committee of the American Society of Safety Professionals. Dr. Rhoades currently serves as the American Society of Safety Professionals alternate representative on the ANSI Z535 committee. He also serves on the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535.6 Subcommittee on Product Safety Information in Product Manuals, Instructions, and Other Collateral Materials. Dr. Rhoades is a member of various professional societies, including the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication, the Society of Automotive Engineers, and the American Society of Safety Professionals.

He is a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), Professional Engineer (PE), and he holds a Ph.D. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan.

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