HFESA Professional Development Program - Invitation to SIA Members

Date: 
Wednesday, 16 July, 2008 - 10:00
Category: 
Industry news

Overview

The SIA is a proud strategic partner of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia (HFESA), through forums such as the Congress of Occupational Safety and Health Association Presidents (COSHAP) and the Health and Safety Professionals Alliance (HaSPA).

Under this partnership, Ms Stroma Lawson, the HFESA National Professional Development Officer has provided information on Professional Development Events planned to be conducted by the HFESA during July and August 2008 in Wollongong, Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne and has kindly extended an invitation to SIA members.

SIA members are being offered the same registration rate as HFESA members. SIA members can also earn one Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for attendance at a full-day workshop and .5 of a CPD point for a half-day workshop.

For detailed information on these workshops and how to register please refer to the attached flyers or visit the HFESA website http://www.ergonomics.org.au/ .

If any further clarification is required contact the HFESA Admin Officer, Pauline Pertel secretariat@ergonomics.org.au .

The Human Factors & Ergonomics Society of Australia (HFESA) presents .........

Wollongong - Friday 4th July, half-day workshop

VISION IN THE WORKPLACE presented by

Ø       Jennifer Long, Occupational Optometry Specialist & Certified Professional Ergonomist

Sydney - Thursday 17th July, full-day workshop

ORGANISATIONAL STRESS & WORK WELLNESS presented in association with the Australasian Faculty of Occupational & Environmental Medicine by

Ø       Professor Niki Ellis, Director of the Centre for Military & Veterans Health, University of Queensland and

Ø       David Brown, Workplace Psychologist, Ergonomics Consultant & HFESA Fellow

Adelaide - Tuesday 5th August, full-day workshop

ASSESSING & CONTROLLING INJURY RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH MANUAL TASKS presented by

Ø       Associate Professor Robin Burgess-Limerick, University of Queensland, Certified Professional Ergonomist & President of HFESA and

Ø       Dr Margaret Cook, University of Queensland /Queensland University of Technology, Certified Professional Ergonomist & Treasurer of HFESA

Melbourne - Wednesday 13th August, full-day workshop

KNOWLEDGE THROUGH SHARING an opportunity to share the experience of several professional Ergonomists and OSH specialists on a range of topical issues including

Ø       Louise O'Shea on the rollout and outcomes from the No Lift Policy over the past 10 years

Ø       Chris Fitzgerald on Ambulance design improvements in Victoria

Ø       Peter McCubbery on Manual Handling Risk Controls in the Manufacturing Industry

Ø       Katie Buckley on OHS Perception within the Australian Performing Arts Industry

Note: More details about this event & the complete list of presenters will be available shortly.