October 21, 2016

About Us

Who We Are

We are slightly obsessed with work — our work and your work.

Working with properly credentialed professionals makes a difference as we focus on providing you with straightforward, easy to understand and cost-effective ergonomic solutions.

Our goal is the same as yours...offering the safest, most productive work environment possible. Our services are designed to ensure exceptional, sustainable results not only for your staff, but also for your bottom line. We are proud to deliver reliable results to organizations across a wide variety of industries. We know musculoskeletal injuries…it’s our background. We are credentialed experts in ergonomics, Board Certified Professional Ergonomists (BCPE) in practice since 2005.
Merl Miller, CPE

Merl Miller, Director of Ergonomics, is responsible for developing and heading up ergonomics efforts in a variety of industries including: manufacturing and assembly; financial and insurance services; legal firms and customer service centers; hotels and hospitality; utilities and heavy industry; supply-chain and distribution centers; healthcare and municipalities.

As a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), he provides solutions to improve the work environment, increase productivity and profitability while reducing work-related musculoskeletal injuries. The past 20 years of focus on injury prevention have allowed him to hold a variety of health and safety-related positions, including roles in occupational safety and health, risk management, and employee health and wellness.
Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE)
  • Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics
Certified Industrial Ergonomist (CIE)
  • Oxford Research Institute
Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Board of Certification
KEY Method Functional Capacity Assessment
  • KEY Functional Assessments, Inc.
Ergonomics Practice Specialty
  • American Society of Safety Engineers
Post-Offer, Pre-Placement Testing and Job Analysis
  • Matheson
Certificate Safe Patient Handling and Mobility
  • Visioning Healthcare, Inc.

What We Do

Our ergonomics programs are supported by industry-leading software tools that implement best-practices. We create comprehensive, cost-effective, ergonomics programs at individual sites or across multiple corporate locations.

We maintain an excellent reputation for our unbiased, jargon-free approach that just makes good sense. We continue to see growth because we are different from other available options.

  • We offer the most effective way to manage your program, with a truly integrated solution that tracks progress and measures outcomes.
  • We know working with properly credentialed professionals makes a difference, so we focus on providing you with straightforward, easy to understand solutions.
  • We possess the highest professional credential, Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), by the Board of Certified Professional Ergonomists (BCPE).
Office Ergonomics
  • Office environment and workstation design
  • Software-based tools to prioritize and manage your employee population
  • Product standard development and efficient processes
Industrial Ergonomics
  • Workstation evaluation and risk factors identification
  • Task analysis using direct measurement and observation
  • Integration of ergonomics into environmental health and safety programs
Heath Care Ergonomics
  • Design and implementation of comprehensive safe patient handling program
  • Risk assessment and program development workshop
  • Implementation manual for effective operations, deployment and monitoring
  • Ergonomic evaluation of clinical and non-clinical areas
Material Handling and Warehouse Operations
  • Manual material handling exposure
Functional Job Demand Analysis
  • Essential job demand and functional job descriptions
Post-offer, Pre-placement testing
  • Pre-work screening of functional capabilities for job applicants
We work with your leadership team to define, design and implement ergonomics into your existing organizational structure. We help you promote a culture of safety to expand and sustain your initiatives. We roll-up our sleeves and get dirty working with our clients to learn your business.  It’s these insights into the operations that allow us to make practical recommendations.

Individual Office Workstation Evaluations (more …)

Return-to-Work Job Matching (more …)

Ergonomic Program Development and Support (more …)
  • Risk Analysis and Discomfort Data Management
  • Leadership Education and Change Management
  • Software Implementation for Office and Industry
  • Post-Injury Claim Management
Job Demand Analysis: ADA Compliance and Human Resource Support (more …)

Safe Patient Handling and Mobility (more …)

Ergonomic Training Programs (more …)

Worksite Assessments

Who We Serve

Performance Ergonomics helps improve the work environment for a variety of the most well-known employers. Our customers represent a wide array of industries, including:

  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Education
  • State and Local Government
  • Federal Government

We provide ergonomic consulting, and injury prevention services recognizing that we are building partnerships with our clients to reduce workplace risk. While we work all over the US, our primary focus is Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, California and other parts of the west.

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