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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

TranSIG PD Event: How road signs can promote situation awareness and reduce human errors

Tuesday 31 May 2016
Location: Asset Standards Authority, Level 7, 12 Help Street, Chatswood

WA Branch PD Event by Jumbo Vision

Tuesday 7 June 2016
Location: Jumbo Vision Perth, 30 Walters Way, Forrestfield

HealthSIG Journal Club South Sydney

Wednesday 8 June 2016
Location: Boyles Sutherland restaurant, 808 Old Princes Highway Sutherland

TranSIG Journal Club Series: June

Tuesday 14 June 2016

HFESA Webinar Series with Professor Paul Salmon - Webinar 4: EAST

Tuesday 14 June 2016
Location: Via web conference

NSW Branch Knowledge Through Sharing Seminar - Putting the Pysch in Safety

Friday 24 June 2016
Location: Sydney Masonic Centre, 66 Goulburn Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

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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

HFESA wins APAC Business Award 2015

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Other Conferences

OzCHI 2015

IEA 2015 Congress (Australia)

IEA 2018 Congress (Florence)

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


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