Tori is an Area Manager at Konekt Australia, and is a highly qualified Occupational Therapist with more than seven years' experience in Occupational Rehabilitation.
She is an advocate for patient-centred practice, and has held positions with external rehabilitation providers in addition to her role in the Australia Post internal Injury Management team.
Tori's work has spanned a range of services including RTW consultation and occupational rehabilitation services for schemes including WorkSafe, ComCare, TAC and ADF. She is a specialist in multi-trauma claims, early intervention Return to Work services, functional capacity evaluation, ergonomic assessment, task analyses and mental health first aid.
Paul is a Physiotherapist and Principal Consultant with Konekt Australia.
Drawing on 10 years of experience as a clinician, and 12 years in workplace health and injury management, Paul lives Konekt's purpose; making a difference by helping workers back to work following injury, and helping employers keep their people safe.
Paul provides a wide range of services through Konekt but especially loves designing and delivering training, drawing on his strengths as a communicator.
Peter is a senior ergonomist with WorkSafe Victoria with more than 22 years of experience in workplace manual handling interventions across a range of industry sectors. As a qualified ergonomist, Peter has knowledge of physical ergonomics, quantitative measures used to assess forces and applying anthropometry and ergonomic methods to understand the systems behind work processes in support of safe work design.
Johnathan is a Senior Ergonomist within the Ergonomics and Human Factors Unit at WorkSafe Victoria. With proven experience in systems ergonomics, organisational human factors, safety culture, safety and risk management systems and incident analysis Johnathan provides specialist knowledge and advice to multiple levels of organisations.
Rachael is a physiotherapist and Senior Ergonomist within the Ergonomics and Human Factors Unit at WorkSafe Victoria. Rachael provides specialist knowledge and advice in the human factors and ergonomics (HFE) fields, participating in the identification of workplace interventions relevant to the management and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders and poor health outcomes.
Jade is a Senior Ergonomist at WorkSafe Victoria and is an Inspector appointed under the Occupational Health and Safety Act Vic. She provides specialist advice in relation to hazardous manual handling, human factors, and systems thinking to support inspectors and health and safety projects. Jade has recently completed her Master's in Ergonomics, Safety, and Health at La Trobe University and has written a thesis applying systems thinking methodologies to identify OHS gaps in hybrid working. Prior to this, Jade developed and implemented health and safety projects at WorkSafe, driving employers' awareness about their OHS obligations in relation to hazardous manual handling and reducing the risk of musculoskeletal disorders.
Michael is an Occupational Therapist and Ergonomist within the Ergonomics and Human Factors Unit at Worksafe Victoria. Michael's specialist knowledge and experience spans across the fields of human factors and ergonomics (HFE) and injury management. Michael has worked extensively across a variety of industry sectors to implement holistically driven solutions to improve workplace design and risk reduction of work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
Alex is a Senior Ergonomist with WorkSafe Victoria, and has worked as an Ergonomist and Inspector for more than 10 years. Alex is a qualified physiotherapist with a wide work experience, including 7 years as an Ergonomist and Physiotherapist at Ford Motoring Company.
Alex has an in-depth understanding of the human and environmental factors that influence how a person interacts with their working environment and provides practical and specialist advice on workplace design, hazard identification and risk reduction.
All are welcome to register for Ask an ergonomist - Q&A sessions. The content will be led by the questions asked on the day, and will therefore cater to a range of industries.
These sessions are the perfect follow up to Manual handling basics, however attendees of the Q&A sessions are not required to have previously attended the Manual handling basics education program.
Attendees may remain anonymous in the session if they wish, and sessions will not be recorded.
Attendees may register for multiple sessions.
If you have questions about the Ask an ergonomist - Q&A sessions, please email: [email protected]
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