Human Factors And Ergonomics Society Of Australia

HFESA is Australia’s peak member organisation for human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) professionals and the Australian representative of the International Ergonomics Association. We accredit educational courses that promote quality HF/E services. We also accredit and maintain the Certified Professional Ergonomists (CPE), the highest HF/E qualification in Australia. 

When:

16-19 th October 2022.

Detail:

HFESA invite you to be involved by presenting your work, attending and networking with colleagues, or sponsoring part of the event. Please click the 'more info' button below to view the conference website and call for submissions.

Venue:

Lancemore Macedon Ranges, Victoria, Australia.

The HFESA vision will be achieved by: delivering quality and accessible professional development and networking programmescontinually improving professional standardsrepresenting and lobbying government and industry on issues relevant to ergonomics and human factors in Australiapromoting the value of professional ergonomics and human factors to industry, business, government, and the community, andpartnering
An ergonomist brings knowledge of the capabilities & limitations of humans to systems so both the system & people work effectively. Certified Professional Ergonomists have been certified by the HFESA and have demonstrated that they have the skills and experience to provide high quality and consistent advice and support in
Before COVID-19 became a pandemic, IEA represented the human factors/ergonomics perspective at a three-day World Health Organization (WHO) global consultation to kick off development of the Global Patient Safety Action Plan for “A Decade of Patient Safety: 2020-2030.” Among the participants were representatives of the Clinical Human Factors Group, a charity

HFESA News

The latest news from HFESA and Ergonomics

Check out our sneak peek for our upcoming professional development session 'How to become a CPE' with Helen Moody. This seminar will discuss the process of becoming a certified practicing ergonomist.https://youtu.be/xDvKNGigNzM
Insights about ergonomics injuries: This review by Wendy Macdonald and Jodi Oakman indicates that psycho-social factors in addition to biomechanics are an important driver in musculoskeletal disorders. This article can be viewed here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003687022000977
Check out our sneek peak for our upcoming professional development session 'Critical conversations at the coal face'. Dr Ari Antonovsky and Dr Thy Do discuss the impacts of organisational human factors on healthcare professionals.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yt-uBhimj4Q&feature=youtu.be

HFESA Events

Upcoming events on Ergonomics and Human factors

  • WA Branch - PD Event: Heat Stress

    23 Feb & All Day

    Seminar

    WA Branch - PD Event: Heat Stress

    Curtin University, Building 401 (School of Occupational Therapy and Social Work), Bentley WA

  • VIC Branch Professional Networking Evening

    23 Feb & 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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    VIC Branch Professional Networking Evening

    Michelinos Trattoria, Carlton VIC

  • ACT Branch Committee Meeting - Feb 2017

    27 Feb & 7:00 am - 8:00 am

    Branch Committee Meetings

    ACT Branch Committee Meeting - Feb 2017

    ACT Branch Committee Meeting – Feb 2017, ACT

  • Human Factors in Health & Safety programme

    3 Mar & 12:00 am

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    Human Factors in Health & Safety programme

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    About HFESA

    People-centered environment product and systems for all

    Founded In

    1964

    No. of Volunteers

    30

    Active Members

    2000+