Certified Professional Ergonomist

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Accelerate your career and prepare for the CPE certification exam with DataChem’s interactive self-study program designed for busy professionals.

CPEprep Version 3.0 is an interactive software program consisting of a database of questions, answers, and explanations that together comprise a system for exam preparation.   The Program contains two modules “Study Session” and “Practice Test” to help users most efficiently focus their exam preparation.  Learn more about our program features:

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Certification Exam:  The software is designed to prepare the user for the one full professional certification exam offered by the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE), which has a choice of designation:


  • Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE)®
  • Certified Human Factors Professional (CHFP)®
  • Certified User Experience Professional (CUXP)®


Program Name:   CPEprep V3.0

Year Created:  1997

Last modified:   September 2018

Upcoming Modifications:  None scheduled

Number of Questions:    775

Exam Prep Outline:

CPEprep V3.0 is an interactive software program consisting of a database of questions, answers, and explanations that together comprise a system for exam preparation.  

The database has 775 questions in 4 main topic areas. The 4 main topics are as follows: 


  • Analysis
  • Design
  • Validation
  • Implementation



Author:  David Gilkey, D.C., Ph.D., CPE, CSP, REHS/RS

CPEprep V3.0 was authored by David Gilkey, D.C., Ph.D., CPE, CSP, REHS/RS an Associate Professor of Occupational Health, Ergonomics and Safety in the Department of Safety, Health and Industrial Hygiene in the School of Mines and Engineering at Montana Technological University. He regularly lectures on topics such as environmental and occupational health, ergonomics, chemical hazards, industrial hygiene, workplace safety and emergency response.

Dr. Gilkey earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Southern California University of Health Sciences and Ph.D. from Colorado State University in environmental health with focus in occupational hygiene, safety and ergonomics. He is board certified in chiropractic occupational health and orthopedics and is a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE), Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS).

As an occupational health expert, he examined and evaluated nearly 5,000 disabled workers with various ergonomic related neuromusculoskeletal conditions over a 10 year period before redirecting his professional goals toward exposure assessment and prevention through education, training and program development. Dr. Gilkey has published over 29 refereed articles, 3 book chapters as well as 60 articles in trade journals in the areas of ergonomics, occupational safety and health and environmental health. He developed a online certificate program based upon the Ergonomist Formation Model as well as a university credit course in ergonomics preparing students for a career path toward becoming a CPE



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