Rick Barker, CSP, CPE, Principal Solutions Strategist; VelocityEHS
Rick Barker, Principal Solutions Strategist, Ergonomics for VelocityEHS, facilitates skill and knowledge-building activities for customers and internal staff relating to safety management systems, industrial ergonomics, human performance, and human factors. He assists clients in developing, implementing, evaluating, and improving their ergonomics and safety processes. Rick also supports the development of software products that empower users to improve their safety and ergonomics performance.
Since first joining VelocityEHS | Humantech in 1991, Rick has accumulated years of ergonomics and human factors consulting experience including a variety of positions with Hill-Rom. He also worked as an ergonomics engineer in product development at Unisys.
Rick holds a Master of Arts degree in Human Factors from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio. He served on the Board of Directors for the Association of Safe Patient Handling Professionals and led the professional certification process for that organization. He has achieved recognition as a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP).