22 Jun

The Human Factors & Ergonomics Society of Australia Inc 'Knowledge through Sharing'

Wednesday 22 June 2011 to Wednesday 22 June 2011
Seminar / Conference
Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, Cnr South Terrace & Peacock Road, Adelaide

This full day seminar provides an opportunity to share practical case studies on how the application of human factors and ergonomics can improve workplace health and safety, increase job satisfaction, staff morale and productivity. Whether you're new to ergonomics or interested in expanding your skill base, there's something here for you.


  • Helen Moody, Certified Professional Ergonomist , CHG - Office Ergonomics - common myths and misconceptions
  • Paul Dewing, Dewing Ergonomics & Safety - Noise Management - what are the options apart from PPE?
  • Dr Saravana Kumar, UniSA School of Health Sciences - Evidence Based Practice in the 21st Century - confessions of a dangerous mind
  • Dr Matthew Thomas, Westwood-Thomas Associates - Effective Teamwork in High Risk Industries - lessons for us all

The afternoon workshop with Dr Matthew Thomas will look at how you teach essential non-technical skills like teamwork, decision making, communication, assertiveness and leadership. Using examples from healthcare, mining, rail and aviation safety, Matthew will explore the issues of human error and how to integrate our knowledge of behavioural, psychological and social issues into workplace safety.

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