CErgOSH news

Centre staff prominent in National Industrial Safety Review

Staff and research students from the CErgOSH feature in the 2017 Yearbook Industrial Safety News for their presentations at the HASANZ conference. Read more...

Finnish intern to join the Centre in February 2017

Hannele Lahti, an Ergonomics student from Finland, will join the School of Public Health as an intern. Read more...

Standing desks improve productivity and health but moving is key

To sit or not to sit? Massey Graduate in Ergonomics/Human Factors features in an article on stuff.co.nz on standing desks. Read more... 
and on employmenttoday.co.nz here...

Body size survey in Manawatu

The New Zealand Defence Force anthropometry survey moved through Manawatu in July. Read more...

All aboard for ergonomics/human factors

Professor Stephen Legg presents at The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of New Zealand workshop. Read more...

New PhD scholar for the centre

Mark Lidegaard has joined the Centre for Occupational Health and Safety as a PhD scholar. Read more...

Denmark calling

Dr Kirsten Olsen joins a panel of international experts on creating healthy workplaces. Read more...

Creating healthy workplaces

Strategic directions for Massey's academic programmes and research in OSH and HFE. Read more...

Two completely new and uniquecourses in OHS and EHF

The Centre for Ergonomics, Occupational Health and Safety has introduced two completely new and unique courses, as part of the new major in occupational health and safety (OHS) and minor in Ergonomics/Human Factors (EHF) in the Bachelor of Health Science (BHlthSci). Read more...

New undergraduate major in OHS

For the first time in New Zealand, there is an undergraduate Major in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS). Read more...

New undergraduate minor in EHF

For the first time in New Zealand, there is an undergraduate Minor in Ergonomics/Human Factors (EHF). In 2016, a minor in EHF was introduced into the Bachelor of Health Science (BHlthSci) degree. Read more...

Human factors/ergonomics at Massey: Perceptions, Perspectives and Potential

A recent report by a respected international EHF expert from the UK considered the 'Perceptions, Perspectives and Potential for developing a Unique Teaching, Learning and Research Capability for Human Factors/Ergonomics at Massey. Read more...

Should the GradDipOHS be internationalised?

A recent report considered whether the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety (GradDipOHS) should be internationalised. Read more...

Occupational Health workshops for Worksafe Health and Safety Inspectors

Ian Laird, Stephen Legg and Kirsten Olsen delivered four Occupational Health workshops to newly recruited Health and Safety Inspectors from Worksafe New Zealand. Read more...

Small Business: Health and Safety

Kirsten Olsen answers questions on issues in health and safety practices facing small business. Read more...

Latest Massey graduate in ergonomics/human factors

Jane Pierce graduated at Massey University in December 2015 with a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree in Ergonomics. Read more...

Ergonomics graduate undertakes research with USCAR

Reuben Delamere’s interest in Human factors and Ergonomics commenced through study with Massey, completing a Bachelor of Aviation Systems Management (BAv) focusing on Human Factors and Psychology with Massey in 2000. Read more...

Bikram Pandey graduates with PhD in OSH in Small Businesses

Dr Bikram Pandey is the latest PhD graduand from the Centre for Ergonomics, Occupational Safety and Health at the Massey Palmerston North ceremony on 12 May 2014. Read more...

Massey ergonomics paper nominated for international award

Kim Martin, Professor Stephen Legg and Craig Brown’s paper: Designing for sustainability: Ergonomics – carpe diem, has received an editor’s nomination for best paper published in the journal Ergonomics in 2013. Read more...

Gen Y not as different as you think

Recent Massey University PhD graduate Kristin Murray explores workplace issues around generational cohorts in her PhD thesis, supervised by CergOSH Professor Stephen Legg. Read more...

Dehydrated pilots become subjects of new study

Professor Stephen Legg is running a novel study on the effects of mild dehydration on complex cognition in aviation in collaboration with Massey's School of Sport and Exercise, School of Psychology and School of Aviation. Read more...

New study will investigate risk factors of neck and upper limb musculoskeletal symptoms

A new study of risk factors for musculoskeletal symptoms of the upper limbs will start soon at the Centre for Ergonomics, Occupational Safety and Health, and will be run by Professor Stephen Legg. Read more...

CErgOSH wins funding to explore internationalisation of graduate diploma in OSH

Associate Professor Ian Laird receives a grant from Massey University to explore the feasibility of internationalising the Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety. Read more...

International study of the effectiveness of national OSH programmes

Dr Kirsten Olsen recently participated in a meeting of international experts in a major research project in Copenhagen, Denmark to identify the characteristics of effective national interventions, programmes or initiatives to help create health workplaces. Read more...

Massey ergonomics graduate lands key job in Defence

Stephven Kolose has recently graduated with a Postgraduate Diploma in Ergonomics (PGDipErg) from Massey University's Centre for Ergonomics, Occupational Safety and Health in the College of Health, and has landed a key job in Defence. Kolose (87 KB) .

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