Peter Johnson

Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

4225 Roosevelt Way NE
Box 357234
Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98195-7234

206-221-5240
petej@uw.edu

Research Interests

Ergonomics. Bioengineering. Whole body vibration. Computer-related disorders. Developing hardware and software technologies for assessing exposures to physical risk factors.

Education

PhD Ergonomics, University of California (Berkeley), 1998

MS Ergonomics, University of California (Berkeley), 1998

BS Industrial Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 1988

In the News

Reducing Whole Body Vibration to Improve the Safety and Health of Bus Drivers
NIOSH Science Blog, 10/12/2016

Cab Seat Technology Addresses Driver Health Concerns
Transport Topics, 08/08/2016

Truck Makers: Look Beyond Seat for a Smoother Ride
Transport Topics, 08/08/2016

Improve Your Posture: Learn the 3 Curves of the Spine
The Whole U, 07/01/2016

Innovations w/Ed Begley, Jr - Trucking & Transportation
Discovery Channel , 07/20/2015

Improving the Health of Latino Farmworkers
SPH News, 10/22/2014

Find the Best Phone-Screen Size for You
The Wall Street Journal, 03/26/2014

Whole Body Vibration: The Wrong Chair Can Impact Your Driver's Health and Hinder Your Bottom Line
The Leader, 03/05/2014

Over miles and 18 wheels, backache is frequent companion
UW Health Sciences NewsBeat, 12/06/2013

Tire Traction and Lower Back Pain
Journal of Safety Research, 12/01/2012