NexGen Ergonomics Announces ErgoIntelligence™ Upper Extremity Assessment Tools

Montreal, March 8, 2001 -- NexGen Ergonomics Inc. (NexGen) is pleased to announce the release of its ErgoIntelligence™ Upper Extremity Assessment (UEA) tools with initial deliveries scheduled for April.

ErgoIntelligence™ UEA includes a variety of tools including: RULA, REBA, Strain Index and the Occupational Repetitive Actions Index (OCRA).

In April 2000 NexGen announced the ErgoIntelligence™ MMH (Manual Material Handling) modules that provide an in-depth risk analyses for low-back injury. Both these software products are important tools that perform a variety of ergonomic analysis that enable companies to meet various ergonomic standards in North America and around the world.

NexGen is the leading distributor and developer of systems for ergonomic and biomechanical job analysis, design & research. These include a variety of software analysis tools performing biomechanical, NIOSH, RULA and other analysis, sEMG analysis systems, data acquisition systems (including goniometers and force sensors), 3D human modeling software, ergonomic design systems, video analysis systems, as well as many other products. NexGen's web site also includes The Ergonomics Resource Center that provides a variety of information resources to industry professionals.

For more information, contact:

David Pinchefsky, B.A.Sc.
NexGen Ergonomics Inc.
Montreal, Canada
Tel: (514) 685-8593