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We would like to thank the following organisations for their support of Ergonomics and Human Factors 2016

Cardinus highres 150 x 150Cardinus Risk Management. With over 1,000 customers throughout the world, Workstation Safety Plus from Cardinus is the most advanced ergonomic protection for your employees and your organisation. Workstation Safety Plus has been selected as the global ergonomics e-learning and assessment system of choice by experts in many of the worlds leading organisations. Our software-based ergonomics solutions manage the risks associated with computer, laptop, tablet and smartphone use.

Ask us how we can improve compliance and productivity for your organisation while reducing discomfort and DSE related injuries to your employees. Tel: 020 7469 0200 Email info@cardinus.com Visit the Cardinus website

K Sharp_cv 150K Sharp are a small team passionate about technology and how people use it. We want to understand better the relationship between humans and technology; the human factors that characterise the interaction between people, their tasks, the systems and tools they use, and the environments they operate in. We believe this will improve how everyone can access, process, utilise and exploit the vast quantities of information available to them. We work with customers to develop solutions to exploit technology in a way that will enable them do things more quickly, easily, make better informed decisions and understand the consequences of these decisions. Find out more at the KSharp website or email Hello@KSharp.co.uk

Keil Centre 150The Keil Centre was established in 1983 and is a psychology and ergonomics consultancy. The company’s expertise falls into three domain areas: human factors, organisational assessment and development, and clinical psychology. The Keil Centre initially became well known for its support to the Health and Safety Executive to develop a better understanding of safety culture after the Piper Alpha disaster in 1988. Since then, the Keil Centre has gone on to win several industry and professional awards and has become known as one of the leading consultancies for all aspects of human factors in the world. For more information, please visit our website

Tapley_Ergon_Logo_cs4Tapley Ergonomics is an independent ergonomics consultancy that specialises in the relationship and fit between your people and your work. We work in partnership with your company to identify risk and practicable risk control measures. Tapley Ergonomics is run by Sarah Tapley, an occupational ergonomist, who has extensive experience of identifying, advising, inspecting and investigating occupational health safety and ergonomic issues across the whole spectrum of working environments in the UK. This experience was gained from over 20 years working for HSE as a Specialist Inspector. Visit the Tapley Ergonomics website

routledge_logo2 150Routledge are a leading academic publisher in Health & Safety, serving students, instructors, and professional communities worldwide. Our current global publishing program encompasses groundbreaking textbooks and premier, peer-reviewed research, including NEBOSH endorsed training resources and revision guides for NEBOSH Certificates. Partnering with many of the most influential societies and academic bodies, we also provide access to thousands of e-books from our extensive catalogue of books and journals. Visit the Routledge website.

Human-in-the-System-Final-Design 150Human in the System is a small consultancy which trains, develops and coaches teams and individuals in human performance, and ways in which human error can be reduced. We do this by focussing on non-technical skills using a platform called GemaSim which has had successes in aviation (USAF, RNZAF and Swiss Air), European rail and healthcare. Our specific interest areas are healthcare multi-disciplinary teams and high risk sports such as SCUBA diving, where teamwork, informed decision-making and communications can or need to be improved. Find out more at our website or contact@humaninthesystem.co.uk

Tracksys LtdTracksys supply behavioural research solutions to universities and companies across a range of disciplines including ergonomics and human factors, and HCI. Staffed by former researchers, we work with our users to supply exactly what is needed for their research from full labs to small recording devices. Key products will be available on our stand for you to try out for yourself including: Natural Gaze eyetracking glasses and small portable non-contact trackers, Automatic mood measurement software, Behavioural scoring and integration systems and Motion analysis tools. Feel free to drop by our stand to pick up some information, chat about your plans, or try any of the above. Visit the Tracksys website

Hu-Tech_HF_Logo_logo5 150Hu-Tech are a leading human factors and ergonomics consultancy. We have been providing specialist services toall major industrial sectors and Government agencies for 20 years. We operate from three UK offices and have a worldwide client base. Visit the Hu-Tech website

HumanAppsA_logo2-cropHuman Applications is one of the UK’s largest independent risk management consultancy and training groups. We’re an award-winning company, dedicated to providing effective consultancy and training solutions, through the real-world application of risk management skills. Visit the Human Applications website

posturite-logo 150Posturite the UK market leader in workplace ergonomics, has been helping individuals stay comfortable, healthy and more productive at work for over 25 years. In addition to world-class ergonomic furniture design and set-up, Posturite also specialises in interactive training software to help staff stay safe, healthy and happy in the workplace. Visit the Posturite website

ASPiH_logo 150ASPiH is a not-for-profit membership Association dedicated to improving patient care and professional performance by promoting the use of simulated practice and technology enhanced learning. Membership bridges undergraduate and postgraduate and post registration training and we promote innovative methods of learning and the use of existing simulation resources within their practice. Visit the ASPiH website.

ELSlogo-Jpeg-150-wideElsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries, that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey — and publishes nearly 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 33,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Visit the Elsevier website.

DSE Scotland150DSE Scotland are an independent occupational safety consultancy which specialises in DSE risk assessment and DSE Assessor Training services. Established in 2013, we are fortunate to work with a wide variety of clients from central and local government, financial services, information technology, science, engineering and manufacturing, defence, hospitality, law, logistics, healthcare and charity sectors.

Available as a public or in-house course, our popular CIEHF-accredited 1 day DSE Assessor Training provides attendees with the skills, knowledge and confidence to carry out effective workstation assessments. For more information, please visit our website or call (0131) 335 3689.

Patient_Academy_logo150The Patient Safety Academy is formed of two groups from the University of Oxford with expertise in human factors/ergonomics and patient safety; the Quality, Reliability, Safety and Teamwork Unit (QRSTU) and Oxford Simulation Teaching and Research (OxSTaR). We are funded by Health Education Thames Valley (HETV), in collaboration with the Oxford Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), where we sit under the Patient Safety Theme. The Patient Safety Academy aims to provide education and support to healthcare professionals in the application of human factors/ergonomics to their work settings. Visit the Patient Safety Academy website

EI medium logo150The Energy Institute (EI) is the professional body for the energy industry, supporting over 22,000 individuals and 250 companies, by developing and sharing knowledge, skills and good practice towards a safe and sustainable energy system.

To support professional development, the EI offers an extensive programme of training courses, from oil and gas to energy management and risk management. Particularly, the EI’s risk management training portfolio aims to address the current skills gap in human factors and process safety across the energy industry and support organisations in delivering human factors best practice as a core component of their risk management strategy. Visit the Energy Institute website

Thales150At Thales, we help you embed usability and safety into the design of complex, technology-based systems and processes. Our team of experts ensure the physical and cognitive needs (and limitations) of your people are captured in any product or system under development, from ongoing evolutionary changes to technically complex ground up project developments. We do this by integrating Human Factors considerations into the system from the ground up. Thales is at the forefront of Human Factors analysis and standards development. For over half a century, we have been integrating Human Factors into the design of complex, technology-based systems and processes, enabling organisations reach their potential. Visit the website here

T&FBooks_bk 150Taylor & Francis boasts a growing and high calibre journal portfolio publishing Ergonomics articles as well as a wide range of engineering scholarship from related disciplines. Our journals are edited by some of the most prominent academics in the world and offer a variety of accommodating options for authors publishing with us. Come and talk to us about our extensive portfolio of books and journals and talk to us about publishing your work. Visit the website here

RollerMouse_by_contour_logo_JPG 150Contour Design manufacture and market unique input devices to increase comfort for people sitting at their desk several hours a day.

Our flagship product, RollerMouse, has helped over 1 million users stay comfortable and increase productivity by removing the need to stretch and reach for a standard mouse.
Using two hands in front of you is a far healthier way to work and usually result in better use of the chair also.

We offer a Workplace Demo Service and would be pleased to present RollerMouse and leave a demo unit with you for staff to try.

For further info please see our website or email: martin@contour-design.com

Ergo_cafe_logo 150Here at the Ergonomic Cafe we are not a product supplier. We actually research, develop and design all out own ergonomic DSE products, and then have them manufactured for us to the highest standard. We then deliver our unique solutions to the marketplace through carefully selected partners. Visit the Ergonomic Cafe website

Acuity 150Acuity Intelligence (AI) is an independent neuroscience based research company focussing on the real world application of biometric technology in both academic and commercial research. Together with Royal Holloway, University of London, we founded the only manufacturer independent training course for eye-tracking in the real world. From research design and the challenges of data collection in highly dynamic environments to analytics leveraging image processing and machine learning techniques the Real World Eye-Tracking course develops skills and introduces attendees to a range of hardware and software options. Further details can be found on our blog

BHWA LOGO 150BHWA is the new industry body for health at work. We’re an advice body for employers and a pivotal new alliance for experts – our role is to make workplace health straightforward and its experts easy to find. We’re bringing the industry together to forge a channel for cross-specialism interaction and insight. Through our fully integrated digital platform, we’ve created the first and only one-stop-shop for workplace health, purpose built to make finding help, information and connections easy. Visibility is key to our ethos. We link our experts with employers and also with each other to form beneficial partnerships. We’re industry led; both providers and professionals can join in!

Learn more at the BHWA website

Date & place

19 - 21 April 2016
Staverton Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire

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Join delegates from:

Airbus
BP
NATS
Institute of Occupational Medicine
Thales
Royal Air Force
Health and Safety Executive
QinetiQ
Office of Rail and Road
DSTL
Rail Safety and Standards Board
Greenstreet Berman
The Keil Centre
DCA Design
and many more