OERC members bring a wealth of diverse interests and backgrounds to a collaborative effort of developing and expanding the ergonomics knowledge base related to the interaction between office technologies, information and communication technologies and the people who use them. OERC’s focus of interest is the ergonomics of this human-machine system.
OERC members seek to expand their understanding of the human-technology system in office settings through sponsored research, networking contacts with colleagues from peer organizations, private technical research conferences for OERC members, and unique opportunities for in-depth involvement with leading researchers.
Members include, but are not limited to, those interested in the implementation and management of ergonomic intervention programs for office employee populations, loss control, manufacturers of products such as personal computers, input devices, office furniture, ergonomics training, and suppliers of ergonomic software programs for computer users. Individual member representatives also have diverse backgrounds and include, but are not limited to, ergonomists, human factors professionals, psychologists, engineers, UX designers, occupational health and safety specialists, and physical/occupational therapists.