These guidelines are from the following resources:
American Industrial Hygiene Association, “An Ergonomics Guide to Hand Tools”, p. 18
Dababneh A, Lowe B, Krieg E, Kong Y, and Waters T, A Checklist for the Ergonomic Evaluation of Non-Powered Hand Tools, accepted for publication in the December 2004 issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene.
Eastman Kodak Company, “Ergonomic Design for People at Work”, Vol. 2, p. 350
Eastman Kodak Company, “Ergonomic Design for People at Work”, Vol. 1, p. 146
Kodak’s Ergonomics Design for People at Work, 2nd Edition, p. 349


Acknowledgments

Writers, Editors and Photographers

Richard Hight, Associate Safety Engineer,
Cal/OSHA Consultation, Research & Education Unit

Kristy Schultz, CIE, Certified Industrial Ergonomist,
Cal/OSHA Consultation, Research & Education Unit

Fran Hurley-Wagner, MS, CRC, CIE, Certified
Industrial Ergonomist, First Response Ergonomics

Mario Feletto, MS, MPH, Area Manager
Cal/OSHA Consultation, Research & Education Unit

Brian D. Lowe, PhD, CPE, Research Industrial
Engineer, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Yong-Ku Kong, PhD, Associate Research Fellow,
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Tom Waters, PhD, CPE, Chief, Human Factors &
Ergonomics Research Section, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

The authors thank the following persons and organizations for their review and comments in the development of this document:

Editorial and Technical Reviewers

Tom Anderson, Milwaukee Tools

Dave Bare, Cal/OSHA Consultation Service

Paul Bischofberger, Barbosa Cabinets, Inc.

Scott Boggess, CSP, CIE, State Compensation Insurance Fund

Richard DaRosa, MS,
Cal/OSHA Consultation Service

Felipe Duran, Justin Framing, Inc.

Victor Duraj, University of California, Davis

Fadi Fathallah, PhD, University of California, Davis

Marti Stroup Fisher,
Associated General Contractors of California

Jim Lopes, MSPH, CIH,
Cal/OSHA Consultation Service

John Howard, MD, MPH, JD, LL.M, Director,
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Ira Janowitz, PT, CPE,
University of California, Berkeley

Klein Tools

Mary Krost, RPT, OTR, Mary Krost and Associates

Faye Ong, Associate Editor, CDE Press
California Department of Education

David Patzer, MS, MHMM, CUSA, California

Augie Sotelo, Sacramento Valley Sheet Metal Workers’ JATC

Dave Thomas, Sacramento Area Electrical Apprenticeship

Len Welsh, MS, JD, Acting Chief,
Division of Occupational Safety and Health,
California Department of Industrial Relations

Jason Whipple, Sacramento Area Electrical Apprenticeship

Layout and Design

Ken Jackson, Graphic Designer, Link One

Jitan Patel, Graphic Designer,
Cal/OSHA Consultation Service


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