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Centre for Safety

Quarter 3, 2015
LEAD Model
The LEAD model of Safety Leadership was developed by researchers at The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Safety. It brings together decades of rich insights from applied research, leading theories and industry experience, to provide an evidence based approach to safety leadership.

Safety Leadership Short Course
The Centre for Safety and Accelerated Learning Lab are working on a Safety Leadership Short Course based on the LEAD model and would like to know more about how we could make it useful for you!
Please click the link below to register your interest and to complete a quick survey that will help us make the course as relevant as possible.
Click here to register your interest
UWA & ERGT Australia: A University-Industry Partnership
Interested in what connecting world class research with industry experience looks like? A partnership between the C4S and ERGT Australia has resulted in a multitude of successful projects which have increased our knowledge about the best ways to manage and improve safety in high risk environments. 
This collaborative partnership began in 2011 to ensure that industry practices are supported by solid evidence and academic research is practical and relevant.

Read more!
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Partnership webpage

Other News
  • Congratulations to Professor Sharon Parker and Professor Mark Griffin who have secured a large research grant from the Department of Health to investigate the cost of fatalities in hospitals. The project is entitled: "Success In the Operating Theatre: Multidisciplinary Pre-Operative Briefings For Efficiency, Patient Safety, and Staff Engagement".
  • As part of Safe Work Australia's Safe Work Month, a series of virtual seminars will be made available for viewing here. C4S researcher Professor Sharon Parker will be featured in a seminar in late October, and will discuss "Good work design and applying it to psychosocial risks". 
  • Centre for Safety researcher Dr Laura Fruhen will be traveling to Geneva to present at the 7th annual Global Humanitarian Aviation Conference & Exhibition, organised by the United Nations World Food Programme. She will be presenting on Chronic Unease in uncertain and risky environments.
The Centre for Safety has launched a LinkedIn group!
This group will be used to disseminate our latest research, collaboration opportunities, training opportunities, as well as useful thought leadership pieces to keep you ahead of the game!
Join in on the discussion and click here!
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