Human Factors in Health and Safety, Module Three: Strengthening Organisational Performance - Australia
Human Risk Solutions
Stuart is a human factors specialist who has been managing a range of projects in safety critical industries for over ten years. Industries in which he has worked include: rail, offshore, chemical/ pharmaceutical and manufacturing. Stuart is principal consultant and director of Human Risk Solutions, a human factors consultancy based in Victoria. He is practiced in the application of a broad range of human factors tools and techniques and has worked in various areas of human factors from assessing the impact of workplace design upon operators’ physical stress, to assessing workload and identifying the potential for human error. With regards to training, in recent years Stuart has developed and delivered human factors training for inspectors at NOPSEMA and WorkSafe Victoria.
Stuart is a registered member of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors.
Human Systems Group
Kirsty is a Principal Consultant with Human Systems Group, and is based in Adelaide. She holds a PhD in Applied Behavioural Science, and is a member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia. She is considered a world expert in fatigue risk management, and her methods have been adopted as regulatory models in several industries, across multiple countries.
Kirsty also has extensive experience in understanding human failure, human factors in incident investigation, task analysis, critical procedure reviews and safety culture. She has worked in many safety-critical industries, including petroleum, mining, power generation, medicine, emergency services, transport, and manufacturing.
The Keil Centre
Melanie Todd is a Principal Human Factors Advisor with The Keil Centre, specialising in accident and incident investigation, human error analysis, fatigue risk management, and training. Prior to joining The Keil Centre, Melanie worked for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau as Manager, Aviation Safety Investigation. She has extensive experience in both regulatory and investigative roles as a specialist in human factors.
Melanie holds a Bachelor of Aviation, Masters of Science and Technology in Aviation (Human Factors), and a PhD in Psychology (Human Factors) as well as the Diploma of Transport Safety Investigation. She is the President of the Australian Aviation Psychology Association and a member of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia.
The Keil Centre
Nicole Gray is a Registered Psychologist and Principal Human Factors Advisor with The Keil Centre, based in Brisbane. Nicole has worked for many years in applied psychology and human factors across a range of industrial settings, including defence, aviation, rail, and maritime industries. Her specialist interest areas include accident and incident investigation, human error analysis, fatigue risk management, and safety culture and leadership. She also has extensive experience in development and delivery of employee wellbeing programs in challenging environments.
Nicole holds a BA (Psychology) and M Human Factors, as well as the Diploma of Transport Safety Investigation. She is a member of the Australian Aviation Psychology Association and the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.