Webinar: A Human Factors Perspective of Human Errors

If you missed the webinar session, check out the video recoding in our Youtube channel.

We are pleased to invite you to our upcoming FREE Webinar on the ‘A Human Factors Perspective of Human Errors’

Speaker: Dr. Ibrahim Adham b. Taib, Assistant Professor at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

Date: 23rd July 2022
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am

Platform: Via Zoom Meeting
Live: FB @https://bit.ly/FB_HFEM | YouTube@hfemofficial

To register please visit https://bit.ly/sigE01 OR scan the QR code as in the event brochure. e-certificate will be provided to attendees.

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Ergonomics Trained Person (Advanced) – 17-18 Aug 2022

Training: Ergonomics Trained Person (ETP)

17-18 Aug 2022

Ergonomics Risk Assessment (Advanced)
Venue : Palm Garden Hotel, Putrajaya
Mode  : Face-to-face

The course outline is developed based on the DOSH Guidelines on Ergonomics Risk Assessment at Workplace 2017. 

HFEM offers affordable and competitive training package, with special rate for HFEM members. Book you seat now.

HFEM brings to you a 2-day Advanced ERA training for Ergonomics Trained Person (ETP). Our next training session will be conducted by Prof. Dr. Shamsul Bahri Md Tamrin (Profile).


Advanced ERA training offers a combination of methods in two days sessions. The following is several methods of choice:

  • Rapid Upper Limb Assessment (RULA) – for postural assessment
  • Rapid Entire Body Assessment (REBA) – for postural assessment
  • Rapid Office Strain Assessment (ROSA) – for office-based task assessment
  • Assessment of Repetitive Tasks (ART) – for assessment of repetitive tasks of the upper limbs
  • Manual Handling Assessment Chart – Forceful Exertion
  • Risk Assessment for Pushing and Pulling (RAPP) – Forceful Exertion
  • Quick Exposure Checklist (QEC) for the Assessments of Workplace Risks – for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (WMSDs)

Latest events

Human Factors and Ergonomics Seminar 2022

Date: 28-29th September 2022

Venue: Auditorium Rashdan Baba, Bangunan TNCPI, Universiti Putra Malaysia [Location maps]

Download Full Brochure Here


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Rebranding of SIG Ergonomics in Design for All (EinDfA)

28 February 2022 – HFEM Executive Board has approved the rebranding of SIG Product Design to the SIG Ergonomics in Design for All (EinDfA). This is aligned with the approach under International Ergonomics Association (IEA).

The SIG is chaired by Ts. Norashiken binti Othman (Universiti Malaysia Perlis) and support by advisor, Dr. Stephen Poon (Asia Pasific University of Technology & Innovation).

Check out the SIG upcoming events here.


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HFEM involved in OSH Master Plan 2025

26 February 2022 – HFEM has participated in the meeting of Pelan induk Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan 2021-2025 (OSHMP25) dan Peranan NGO Dalam Menjayakan OSHMP25.

•       MyFOSH Master Plan Workshop and MyFOSH Coordinating Council meeting. Special thanks to Ir. Dr. Majahar Abd Rahman and Tuan Mohd Farid Mastuki from the Department of Occupational Safety and Health for sharing information and guidance.

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HFEM received SOCSO grants for training

15 February 2022 – HFEM attended the Majlis Taklimat dan Penyerahan Geran Bantuan Kewangan Perkeso kepada Institut dan Badan-Badan NGO 2022, at Menara Perkeso, Kuala Lumpur. The Society was represented by the HFEM Secretary, Ts. Dr. Ahmad Khushairy Bin Makhtar.

HFEM received the total allocation of RM48,100 from PERKESO through Cawangan Pencegahan dan Promosi Kesihatan PERKESO, which would fund 11 training series under KKP Program (Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan).

This grant will be focusing on employers who are listed in SOCSO’s List of Top Accident Employers and registered as Vision Zero Company / Partner.

Previously, HFEM had submitted a proposal for 32 training series under the Geran Bantuan Kewangan Perkeso Tahun 2022 bagi Program Keselamatan dan Kesihatan Pekerjaan (KKP).

The training will be conducted by HFEM Special Interest Groups throughout the year.

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HFEM partnership with APOSHO

HFEM was invited to the 35th Annual General Meeting of the Asia Pacific Occupational Safety & Health Organization (APOSHO) on Friday 29th October in virtual meeting. One of the agenda of the meeting is to endorse HFEM as an APOSHO member.

Since HFEM met all the requirements, the Society was officially appointed as one of the APOSHO members on 23 January 2022.

The Asia-Pacific Occupational Safety and Health Organization (APOSHO) is an international body composed of non-profit professional organizations devoted to the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases.

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HFEM committed to be an active HRD Corp training provider

Aligned with the strategic goals of the Society, HFEM has renewed the registration as an active HRD Corp (previously known as HRDF) training provider under the Human Resource Development Corporation (HRD Corp) for the second year. The certification will be active until 15th January 2023.

HFEM supports the national agenda on encouraging employers to improve the knowledge and skills of their employees and trainees. As HRD Corp training provider, an employer who contribute to the fund is eligible for subsidized training for their employees.

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HFEM collaborates with Applied Ergonomics Society

HFEM has appointed the President, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ng Yee Guan and the Secretary, Ts. Dr. Ahmad Khushairy as the official representatives for partnership with Applied Ergonomics Society (AES).

Under this collaboration agreement, the Society will enjoy the benefits from AES as listed below:

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Webinar: Transport Research in Malaysia – Gaps & Paving the Future

If you missed the webinar session, check out the video recording at this Youtube link.

FREE webinar – A collaboration between TSSM, CeLT UUM, USM and HFEM



Question & Answer Session

QnA on Transport Research in Malaysia [Click here to view]

Slides Presentation

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