CROSH Webinar: A Primer on Situational Awareness
February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Registration link will be available shortly. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Speaker: Dr. Alison Godwin
Webinar Description: Situational awareness has its roots in the aerospace industry dating back nearly forty years, and will continue to be relevant as more complex technology is introduced to the workplace.The role that human factors has to play in this new era involves ensuring that the operator has the correct information at the critical point in time at which it is required. This webinar will introduce the concepts of situational awareness and provide some context for it’s evaluation in a controlled setting, as well as preliminary results from CROSH investigations.
Speaker Bio: As an emerging leader in OHS research, Dr. Godwin has a consistent track record in publishing original research pertaining to line-of-sight and the reduction of fatal injuries in the workplace. Her occupational health and safety interests include developing a portable data collection tool to gather long-term joint loading data in industrial sectors, using methods of functional data analysis to evaluate the effect of fatigue on cumulative loading waveforms and investigating gender differences that occur in manual material handling tasks.