Schu Schutte, Chair
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
CSIR NRE (Mining)
PO Box 91320
Auckland Park, South Africa
Tel +27 113580000
Fax +27 114823267
Robin Burgess-Limerick, Co-chair
Burgess-Limerick & Associates
12 Ardoyne Rd
Corinda, 4075 Brisbane
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- Develop a practical framework, based on best practice, for the general implementation of ergonomic programmes at mines.
- Encourage the incorporation of sound ergonomics principles in the design of mining vehicles and mining equipment.
- Identify casual factors associated with the development of musculoskeletal disorders in mining and associated preventative strategies.
Dr. Barbara McPhee, Jim Knowles Group, NSW AustraliaWG2: Design of mining vehicles and mining equipment
Dr. Robin Burgess-Limerick, Burgess-Limerick & Associates, Brisbane, AustraliaWG3: Musculoskeletal disorders in mining
Dr. Elias Apud, University of Concepcion, Chile
|1. Liason||Promote TC activities within national ergonomics societies and related disciplines||All Working Groups||June 2009||Report at TC meeting at IEA 2009|
|2. Session and Panel||Presentation of research papers and panel discussion on design of mining equipment||All working groups. WG2 to arrange for panel discussion||5 papers and 1 panel with 5 panelists||2 sessions on Mining Ergonomics at the IEA Congress 2009|