What is an ergonomist?

An ergonomist brings knowledge of the capabilities & limitations of humans to systems so both the system & people work effectively.

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HFESA Events Calendar

WorkSafe WA and HFESA WA Journal Club

Monday 12 December 2016
Location: Conference Room 3, Ground Floor Mason Bird Building 303 Sevenoaks Street Cannington

SEMINAR DISCUSSION: Incident Investigations, WHS Perspectives & the Evolution of Health and Safety

Wednesday 14 December 2016
Location: Parmelia Hilton, 14 Mill St, Perth, WA 6000

Christmas Drinks & Networking - NSW Branch

Wednesday 14 December 2016
Location: Dove & Olive Pub Surry Hills, 156 Devonshire Street, Surry Hills NSW
Monday 27 March 2017
Location: Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, in Orlando, Florida, USA

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Other events and conferences...

HFESA 2016 Conference
6-9 November 2016
Gold Coast

OzCHI 2016 Conference
29 November - 2 December 2016
Launceston, TAS

Other Conferences

IEA 2018 Congress (Florence)

OzCHI 2015

IEA 2015 Congress (Australia)

Special Interest Groups

Anthropometry Resource Australia SIG

Computer Human Interaction SIG

Design SIG

Defence SIG

Healthcare Ergonomics SIG

Occupational Health & Safety SIG

Resources & Energy SIG

Student SIG

Human Factors in Transport SIG


Dr Carmen LawrenceDr Carmen Lawrence

Read more about HFESA's patron, and her background in psychology and politics at state and federal levels.