Event Details

Wednesday, 30 November, 2022 - 17:00 to 19:00
Australian Central Standard Time (ACST)
SA Branch


Adelaide Convention Centre
Riverbank Room No. 2
North Terrace SA 5000




Event Organising Body: 
Australian Institute of Health & Safety
(03) 8336 1995


Networking Event

Following directly from the WHO Safety 2020 International Conference being held in Adelaide from 28-30 November, the SA Branch of the AIHS is pleased to be able to present to our members a small piece of the conference.

Hear from 2 of the international conference presenters, about their work and research, what they have learnt, and how these learnings will assist with improving safety outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Overview of the research being conducted by Dr Samar Al-Hajj in relation to assessment of injury outcomes following the Beirut Port Blast, which occurred in August 2020
  • Overview of the research being conducted by Intan Suraya (PHD student) in relation to safety performance and training of paramedics in Malaysia 
  • An opportunity to network, meet and have a Q&A with international researchers in the safety field.

Event Details
Date: Wednesday 30 November 2022
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm 
Venue: Adelaide Convention Centre, Riverbank Room No. 2
Cost: Complimentary
*non-alcoholic beverages and finger food provided
** Paid Parking is available at the Convention Centre


Samar Al-Hajj
Director MENA-Program for Advanced Injury Research , Assistant Research professor Dept of Epidemiology and Population health

Dr. Samar Al-Hajj is a Research Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, American University of Beirut (AUB) and an Adj. investigator at the British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit, BC Children’s Hospital and Research Institute. She’s the founding Director for the Middle East and North Africa program for Advanced Injury Research (MENA PAIR).
Dr. Hajj completed her PhD studies in Health Analytics with training in injury prevention at Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia, Canada. She completed her global research training (Epidemiology) at Harvard University.

She currently serves as PI on multiple injury studies in Lebanon including the first national child road traffic injury study, the child school injury, adults and elderly injury in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, the Multi-center Beirut Blast study as well as injuries among refugees in a humanitarian setting.

Intan Suraya Binti Noor
Occupational Safety and Health Lecturer, Ministry of Health Training Institute, Malaysia

Intan Suraya is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Public Health Medicine in Universiti Teknologi MARA Malaysia.  Her research interests include organizational safety performance, related to safety climate factors in a paramedic training institute.

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