Erick H. Knox

Erick H. Knox, Ph.D., P.E.

Principal

Practice Group Director

Biomechanics & Safety Practice Group

Dr. Erick Knox is the Director of Biomechanical and Safety Engineering at ESi. Dr. Knox is a biomechanical engineer with over twenty years of experience in the field of biomechanics. He specializes in biomechanical analysis, determination of injury causation and mechanisms, ergonomics and human factors analysis, accident investigation and reconstruction, mechanical testing and failure analysis, human motion analysis including occupant kinematics, and biomedical devices.

Publications

  • Tanker Truck Loading Platform Fall Protection Accident Reconstruction Analysis, The XXIXth Annual Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference, June 2017
  • Ladder Safety Training, American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), July 2016
  • Construction Fall Accident Reconstruction and Safety Analysis, The XXVIIIth Annual Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference, June 2016
  • Beach Rental Elevator Child Entrapment Safety Analysis, The XXVIIIth Annual Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference, June 2016
  • Methods of Accident Reconstruction: Biomechanical and Human Factors Considerations, Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition , November 2015
  • The Angle of Inclination of Extension Ladders: Field Studies and Labeling Research, 2015 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society International Meeting, October 2015
  • Commercial Hand Fed Chipper Winch Line Accident Reconstruction Analysis, The XXVIIth Annual Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference, May 2015
  • Dresser Tipover Child Accident Reconstruction Case Study, The XXVIIth Annual Occupational Ergonomics and Safety Conference, May 2015
  • Ladder Safety Training, American Society of Home Inspections (ASHI), Northern Illinois Chapter Meeting, August 2012
  • Step Ladder Failure Analysis, a Comparison of Analytical Methods, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 2011
  • See CV for further publications

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