About Us

I am an optometrist, a Certified Professional Ergonomist and a Certified Generalist OHS Professional. My formal qualifications are a Bachelor of Optometry (Hons), a Master of Safety Science and a PhD.

By combining my academic background with practical optometry and ergonomics experience, I offer a holistic approach to solving vision problems in the workplace. I am typically asked to provide consultancy services investigating visual comfort and visual demands, and have provided these services across a range of industries including retail, health, transport, manufacturing, customer service and control rooms. This video explains how I became interested in visual ergonomics, while this video describes some of my work.

I am an active member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia (HFESA) and am a Past President of the HFESA. Other roles I have held previously within the HFESA include NSW Branch Chair, Professional Development Coordinator (NSW Branch) and Federal Board Director.

I hold the following appointments:

• Chair – International Ergonomics Association (IEA) Visual Ergonomics Technical Committee

• Conjoint Senior Lecturer at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales

• Editorial Board Member of WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation.

• Committee Member Australian Standards Committee SF006 Eye and Face Protection

In 2015 I became a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

Why chose a Certified Professional Ergonomist?

A Certified Professional Ergonomist is recognised by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia as having skills and expertise in ergonomics and human factors. I was awarded Certified Professional Ergonomist status in 2005.

 

Why chose a Certified Generalist OHS Professional?

A Certified Generalist OHS Professional is recognised by the Safety Institute of Australia as having skills and expertise in occupational health and safety. I was awarded Certified Generalist OHS Professional status in 2015.

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Conferences + Seminars.

Here are the conferences and events that I will be speaking at in 2018:

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“New technology, new ways of work – do we also need new visual ergonomics practice?” at TAVRP, the Tasmanian Association of Rehabilitation Providers, Dark Side of Rehab 2 Symposium, Hobart, Australia.

Previous seminars and conferences from the past few years: