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Musculoskeletal Disorders Symposium 2021 recordings

Presentation and podcasts recorded at the recent Musculoskeletal Disorders Symposium 2021 are available for the next six months.

If you registered for the event, you can access all recordings for free through the event portal. If you missed out in June, you can still register to access the portal for $165.

The presentations feature international and national experts who spoke over the three-day symposium, which had a focus on safety by design. They highlight the latest evidence and systems thinking for preventing MSDs and designing healthy and safe work now and into the future.

  • Nick Buettner discussing research on the longest-lived and healthiest places in the world and the common lifestyle and cultural traits of these locations and how these traits align to workplaces.
  • Dr Christopher Reid, a Human Factors and Ergonomics Associate Technical Fellow for Boeing in Charleston, South Carolina in the US. Dr Reid presents on the improved acceptability and utilisation of industrial exoskeletons, including how they can be designed to fit a variety of worker sizes and demands.
  • NSW University’s Sharon O’Neill highlighting how WHS data be used to inform decisions for WHS and MSD prevention.
  • Queensland University’s Genevieve Healy’s focus on being sedentary at work and its impact on work health and safety and health outcomes and musculoskeletal disorders.
  • La Trobe University’s David Caple’s theme is safety by design, common issues and experiences.
  • Sharon Parker from WA’s Curtin University also looks at safety by design and the SMART framework.

David Caple, Professor Sharon K Parker, Nick Buettner, Associate Professor Sharron O’Neill, Dr Christopher Reid and Associate Professor Genevieve Healy also recorded podcasts – listen to MSD Symposium podcasts.