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Ergonomics Australia Journal

Ergonomics Australia is an open access journal publishing peer-reviewed journal articles and providing the latest reviews and information on practical approaches to human factors and ergonomic issues for human factors professionals.  It is the official journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia Inc.  Ergonomics Australia follows the COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) standards, available at:  http://publicationethics.org/

The journal publishes critical reviews, practical case studies, innovations reports, debate articles, conference reports, letters/ comments, book reviews and special features.

Editor
Rebecca Mitchell
University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia.

Editorial Board
A/Prof Verna Blewett, Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia
Prof Robin Burgess-Limerick,  Human Factors, Minerals Industry Safety & Health Centre, Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland
Dr Jennifer Long, School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales
A/Prof Wendy Macdonald, Centre for Ergonomics and Human Factors, La Trobe University
Prof Michael Regan, Transport & Road Safety (TARS) Research, School of Aviation, University of New South Wales
Prof Leon Straker, School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology
Prof Ann Williamson, School of Aviation, University of New South Wales
A/Prof Jake Olivier, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New South Wales (Biostatistical advisor)

 

Editorial office
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia Inc.
Suite 18, Hills Corporate Centre
11 Brookhollow Avenue
BAULKHAM HILLS NSW 2153
Ph: (02) 9680 9026
Email: secretariat@ergonomics.org.au

HOW TO SUBMIT A JOURNAL ARTICLE

To facilitate rapid publication and to minimise administrative costs, Ergonomics Australia accepts only on-line submissions. Manuscripts must be submitted by one of the authors of the manuscript.

Click Here for full details and instructions for submitting a journal article.

 

2014 Ergonomics Australia

Research Article

Collision Avoidance and semi-automation in electric rope shovel operation
Cloete S., Horberry T.
Ergonomics Australia, 2014 4:2
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research Article
Inconsistent approach to providing care worker assistance to the falling patient
Whitby L. and McLachlan C.
Ergonomics Australia, 2014 1:3
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research Article
One is the loneliest number:  Exploring the role of the second driver in Australian rail operations
Naweed A., Every D., Balakrishnan G. and Dorrian J.
Ergonomics Australia, 2014 1:2
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research Article
Employing usability heuristics to examine the issue of guidewire retention after surgery
Horberry T., Teng Y, Ward J. and Clarkson P.
Ergonomics Australia, 2014 1:1
[Abstract] [PDF]

2013 Ergonomics Australia

Case Study
Participatory ergonomics case study:  Coal handling train crew operations
Lynas D. and Burgess-Limerick R.
Ergonomics Australia, 2013 10:1
[Abstract ] [PDF ]

Research Article
Hurry Up and Wait:  Danger Signals in the Rail Environment
Naweed, A
Ergonomics Australia, 2013 3:1
[Abstract ] [PDF ]

2012 Ergonomics Australia

Research Article
Work-related discomfort in the optometry profession - whose responsibility?
Long J., Burgess-Limerick R., Stapleton F.
Ergonomics Australia, 2012 10:6
[Abstract ] [PDF ]

Literature Review
What to measure?  Review of measurements in anthropometric studies of elderly populations.
Ward S.
Ergonomics Australia, 2012 10:3
[Abstract ] [PDF ]

Database Development
Human interaction with automated mining equipment:  the development of an emerging technologies database.
Horberry T., Lynas D.
Ergonomics Australia, 2012 8:1.
[Abstract] [PDF] [Appendix 1]

2011 Conference Edition

To coincide with the HFESA Conference 2011, a special edition of the Ergonomics Australia Journal has been compiled.

HFESA members can access the abstract and full text of all articles in this edition.

Research article
Preliminary comparison of anthropometric datasets for the Australian Defence Force
Coleman J. Blanchonette P.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:46.
[Abstract]  [PDF]

Methodological article
The development of a lifelike breast cancer patient simulator using anthropometric data
Veitch D. Dawson R. Owen H. Leigh C.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:45.
[Abstract]  [PDF]

Research article
Testing a model to help analysts understand, evaluate, and make inferences about health technology change
Stitzlein C. Sanderson P. Orihuela C. Jack L. Venkatesh B.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:44.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research article
Using narrative in ergonomics research and practice
Elford W.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:42.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research in progress
Perceptions of safety information in nurses’ understanding of manual handling: Preliminary findings
O’Keeffe V. Blewett V. Thompson K.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:40.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research article
Sleepy driving in truck drivers: Insights from a self-report survey
Misa R. Conduit R. Coleman G.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:39.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research article
Monotony in the rail industry: the role of task demand in mitigating monotony-related effects on performance
Dunn N. Williamson A.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:38.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Methodological article
Learning from accidents: developing a contributing factors framework for the rail industry
Grey E. Klampfer B. Read G. Doncaster N.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:37.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research article
What makes scientific journal articles appeal to human factors and ergonomics professionals?
Chung A. Williamson A. Shorrock S.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:36.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research in-progress
Tarzan travellers: Australian rail passenger perspectives of the design of handholds in carriages
Hirsch L. Thompson K.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:34.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Case study
Driver satisfaction with a modified proximity detection system in mine haul trucks following an accident investigation
Cooke T. Horberry T.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:30.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research article
Effects of hand position on maximum grip strength and discomfort
Kong Y. Song Y. Jung M. Lee I.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:29.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Commentary article
How does human factors fit with COTS philosophy?
Lehn P. Atkinson T.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:25.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Case study
Applying an ergonomics approach to the reduction of seclusion in a rural mental health inpatient unit – a case study
Waring C.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:22.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research in-progress
Error-proofing the design process to prevent design-induced errors in safety-critical situations
Day R. Toft Y. Kift R.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:21.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research article
A vision for strengthening partnerships between optometry and ergonomics
Long J. Helland M. Anshel J.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:20.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Case study
Cultural change through ergonomics – a case study of participation in a manufacturing environment
Moody H. Esau C.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:19.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research article
Human factors and healthcare-related deaths: a review of coronial findings using a human factors classification framework
Mitchell R. Chung A. Williamson A. Molesworth B.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:18.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Case study
Lifting capacity at 24 weeks of pregnancy: a case contrast between a woman in a physically demanding job and one in a sedentary job
Buckley N. Innes E. Davison K. Gilleard W.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:17.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Methodological article
3D body scanning method for close-fitting garments in sport and medical applications
Troynikov O. Ashayeri E.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:16.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Case study
Anthropometric data and Australian populations – do they fit?
Ward S.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:15.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Case study
Users and design review – What mock-ups offer
Long A. Hughes G.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:14.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research in-progress
A review of Australian human factors research and stakeholder opinions regarding mines of the future
Lynas D. Horberry T.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:13.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Case study
Workplace efficiency improvement for jeepney drivers in metro Manila
Seva R. Axalan J. Landicho A.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:9.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Case study
Avoiding collisions in underground mines
Burgess-Limerick R.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:7.
[Abstract ] [PDF]

This case study by Burgess-Limerick was also published under the title "Control Measures for Avoiding Collisions in Underground Mines" in the Occupational Safety in Transport Conference 20-21 September 2012:  Gold Coast.

Research article
Developing strategies for reducing work-related discomfort in optometry students
Long J. Ko Y. Lau C. Burgess-Limerick R. Stapleton F.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:6.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Research article
Ergonomics and computer use:  Increasing the awareness of rural secondary school students
Sawyer J. Penman J.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:4.
[Abstract] [PDF]

Case study
Preventing injury when moving patients in an emergency
Whitby L.
Ergonomics Australia – HFESA 2011 Conference Edition, 2011 11:1.
[Abstract] [PDF]

2011 Ergonomics Australia

Research article
Toward a more comfortable profession – disseminating ergonomics information to Australian optometrists
Long J. Burgess-Limerick R. Stapleton F.
Ergonomics Australia 2011, 7:1 (29 July 2011)
[Abstract] [PDF]

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