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Australian Aviation Psychology Association "Expanding our members' contribution to the safety and efficiency of the aviation industry"

Knowledge through Sharing (HFES Australia)

Date: 22 June 2011

Venue: Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, cnr South Terrace & Peacock Rd
Time: 09:30 – 16:30

  • $195 HFESA, SIA & OTA Members
  • $295 non-Members
  • $95 full-time students

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This full-day seminar provides an opportunity to share practical case studies on how the application of Human Factors and Ergonomics can impact workplace health and safety, increasing job satisfaction, staff morale and productivity.


  • Helen Moody, Occupational Therapist/Certified Professional Ergonomist

Office Ergonomics – common myths and misconceptions
Including case studies of the more unusual and specific assessments that require thinking outside the standard guidelines.

  • Paul Dewing, Dewing Ergonomics & Safety Pty Ltd

Noise Management – what are the options apart from PPE?
Includes a detailed look at the hazard control hierarchy and practical case studies of successful noise control.

  • Dr Saravana Kumar, School of Health Sciences, UniSA

Evidence based practice in the 21st century – confessions of a dangerous mind
Outlining the history of evidence based practice, the processes underpinning evidence based practice and showcase an emerging field of science - evidence implementation.

  • Dr Matthew Thomas, Westwood-Thomas Associates

Effective Team Work in High Risk Industries – what lessons can we learn from investigating human error and group interaction?
Afternoon workshop looking at how to assess and train people in essential non-technical skills like team work, 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.

Whether you're new to ergonomics or interested in expanding your skill base – there's something for you.

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