HFES 2022

Human Factors and Ergonomics Seminar

📅    28-29 September 2022
📍    Auditorium Rashdan Baba, Bangunan TNCPI, UPM Serdang

What's about HFES

Human Factors and Ergonomics Seminar (HFES) is a biennial event organized by HFEM. We aim to gather ergonomics and human factors practitioners from various sectors to share their Best Ergonomics Practice for identifying and managing ergonomics issues in workplace. This is a good platform for all stakeholders to exchange ideas, share practical knowledge, and keep the local network engagement.

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Topic: The application of PtD in HFE

Dr. Ming-Lun (Jack) Lu

Manager, Musculoskeletal Health Cross-sector Program, NIOSH US

DR. MING-LUN (JACK) LU is a certified professional ergonomist and a researcher in the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Hygiene with a concentration on ergonomics from the University of Cincinnati. He serves as the manager for the NIOSH Musculoskeletal Health Cross-sector Program and the co-chair for the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Musculoskeletal Health Council. His primary research interests include occupational biomechanics, field-based ergonomic risk assessments and epidemiologic research for the prevention of work-related low back disorders. Dr. Lu is best known by many researchers and practitioners for his long-standing work on the validation of the revised NIOSH lifting equation.

Topic: Behavioral Sciences - Everything you wanted to know but not afraid to ask

Dr. Halimahtun Dato' Mohd Khalid

Damai Sciences

Dr. HALIMAHTUN MOHD KHALID is President of Damai Sciences, Malaysia. She was the Founder and Past President of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Malaysia, and Past President of the Southeast Asian Network of Ergonomics Societies (SEANES). She was also Past Chair of the Science Technology & Practice Committee of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA), and Past Chair of the Affective Design Technical Committee of the IEA.

She was a Certified Human Factors Professional with BCPE USA, and a Fellow of the International Ergonomics Association. She was a member of the Malaysian National Committee on Development of Ergonomics Risk Evaluation Guidelines for Industries.

She obtained her PhD in cognitive ergonomics from University College London, UK. She has 35 years of knowledge and experience in human factors and ergonomics. She was Professor of Cognitive Ergonomics at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) from 1993-2003. At UNIMAS, she established the Institute of Design & Ergonomics Application, the Centre for Applied Learning & Multimedia, and the first Virtual Reality Centre.

dr. Halimahtun was awarded the IEA Triennial President’s Award from the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) in August 2015. In October 2014, she received the HFES 2014 Hal W. Hendrick International Colleague Award from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES), USA.

Featured Speakers

Best Ergonomics Practice (Manufacturing)



He has 17 years of working experiences in Manufacturing industry in various fields such as plating process development, production control, quality assurance, procurement, administration and human resource department.  Currently he focus on conduct ESH and ISO related training, development and sustain of Safety and Health Management, Quality Management and Environmental Management System from documentation control and development and risks and opportunities assessment, such as HIRARC, FMEA, Aspect-Impact Assessment, Fault Risk Management, and etc…

Best Ergonomics Practice (Healthcare)

Siti Juridah bt. Sumati

Senior Occupational Therapist, Hospital Kuala Lumpur

She has 19 years experience in occupational therapist and 10 years experience as ergonomics instructor. Her special interest topics are working with musculoskeletal and neurology patient, ergonomics education, and pediatrics occupational therapy.

Best Ergonomics Practice (Telecommunication)

Zulfarena Binti Mat Rasidi

Telekom Malaysia

She has 12 years of experience in the telecommunication sector. Previously, she served as Telekom Malaysia Berhad’s Head of Occupational Health. Ergonomics Risk assessment is her area of expertise. She is one of the technical committee Guidelines on Ergonomics Risk Assessment at Workplace 2017.

Best Ergonomics Practice (Agriculture)

Jaya Raj Balasubramaniam

PT Agro Makmur Abadi, Belitung (KLK)

Currently he holds the position as Mechanization Manager in KLK Malaysia, carrying the role for implementing mechanization in oil palm estate. He has wide experience in oil palm nursery establishment/ maintenance, land surveying, drone/ GPS technology, clinometer usage, pulverization method terrace lining and Gowthorn method lining.

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