Irish Ergonomics Society Annual Conference 2014, 16 May 2014
Programme

Irish Ergonomics Society (IES) Annual Conference

 

Friday May 16th 2014

The Engineering Building, NUI Galway

 

 

  

The final programme for the Conference is now available below.

 

The invited Plenary Speakers are Prof. Ken Parsons, Professor of Environmental Ergonomics, Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, UK, and Dr Alastair Ross, Human Factors Lead, Centre for Applied Resilience in Healthcare, King’s College London, and Lecturer Glasgow Dental School, University of Glasgow

The Title of Prof. Parson’s Plenary Presentation will be: The Design and Assessment of Thermal Work Environments in Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare.

The Title of Dr Ross’s Plenary Presentation will be: Safety II: New Directions in Human Factors and implications for Lean and Patient Safety

  

  

Friday 16th May 2014

 

Registration: 08:00 - Foyer Engineering Building

 

Welcome Address: 08:30

 

Keynote Presentation: 08:45–10:15

 

Professor Ken Parsons

Professor of Environmental Ergonomics, Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, UK

The Design and Assessment of Thermal Work Environments in Biomedical Engineering and Healthcare

 

Dr Alastair Ross

Human Factors Lead, Centre for Applied Resilience in Healthcare, King’s College London, and Lecturer Glasgow Dental School, University of Glasgow

Safety II: New Directions in Human Factors and implications for Lean and Patient Safety

 

Poster Presentations & Coffee: 10:15-11:00

 

Session 1: Physical Ergonomics 11:00-11:45

 

An analysis of musculoskeletal accidents in operational military training in the Defence Forces

O’Keefe, T., et al., Dublin Institute of Technology, University of Limerick

 

 

Biomechanics simulation and analysis of an exoskeleton for manual handling

Huysamen, K., & O’Sullivan, L., University of Limerick

 

Session 2: Applications 11:45-12:45

 

Ergonomics aspects of schoolbags

Dockrell, S., et al., Trinity College Dublin, University College Dublin

 

 

Process errors resulting from an “ergonomics for one” approach to the design of assistive technology for agricultural workers with disabilities: consequences and remedies

Stuthridge, R.W., Independent Ergonomist

 

 

Inclusive task analysis and risk assessment in high-risk industrial cleaning: a case study using SCOPE software

Balfe, N., et al., Trinity College Dublin

 

Lunch: 12:45-14:00

 

Session 3: Safety Management & Transportation 14:00-15:00

 

The role of reporting culture within an organisational safety management system

Douglas, E., et al., Trinity College Dublin

 

 

Ergonomics aspects of diverse work environments – aircraft maintenance and management operations

Clare, S., & Waldeman, T., University of Limerick

 

 

Iranian transportation safety strategy for redesign of traffic regulations and increasing road safety by the implementation of new technologies

Sharafkhani, M., & Naghdali, F., University of Nour, Iran, Trinity College Dublin

 

Coffee: 15:00-15:15

Session 4: Worker Health 15:15-16:15

 

Post-work recovery and psychological detachment in academia: results from a seven day diary study

Hogan, V., et al., National University of Ireland Galway

 

 

Effective design of Total Worker Health™ interventions for lone workers; examples and implications for the Irish context

O’Hora, D., & Olson, R, National University of Ireland Galway, Oregon Health & Science University

 

 

Psychosocial risks and worker health in automated systems of work

Wixted, F., & O’Sullivan, L., University of Limerick

 

 

 

AGM Irish Ergonomics Society 16:30-17:30

 

 

To register for the conference click here

 

Conference Proceedings

Papers will be reviewed and reproduced in a Conference Proceedings titled; “Irish Ergonomics Review 2014 Volume 2” in both paper and electronic format. The Proceedings will have an ISSN number and will be available internationally through the British Library

Click here for full programme in PDF format.