Chairman: Mohd Hafzi Md Isa, Head of Crash Safety Engineering Unit, Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS)

Email: transport@hfem.org

The Transportation Special Interest Group intends to provide a platform for relevant stakeholders for any activities related to human factors and ergonomics (HFE) in the area of Transportation, covering both land and aviation sectors.

The main objectives of the Transportation Special Interest Group are to:

  • Promote the awareness of ergonomics in transportation industry through various initiatives
  • Assist HFE professionals to develop better understanding and expertise of issues in transportation industry
  • Encourage discussion, debate and support among members and public
  • Respond to ensure HFEM are represented in the development of standards or consultative documents relating to transportation ergonomics
  • Arrange networking events and forge links with relevant professional bodies, government agencies, universities etc.
  • Periodically update the HFEM executive committee of the development, planning and activities of the SIG Transportation

Special Interest Group Committee

The current committee members consist of academicians and practitioners.

  • Ahmad Khushairy Makhtar, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, UiTM Shah Alam
  • Helmi Rashid, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, UiTM Shah Alam
  • Kannan Perumal, Adjunct Professor, International Business School, UTM Kuala Lumpur
  • Joel Lim, Managing Director, JIT Training & Resources
  • Kaviyarasu Yellapan, Project Manager, UPM

The SIG welcomes new application to become the committee members. The benefits of joining the SIG would include knowledge sharing among the members, consultation on related matters, training and opportunities for career advancements. Kindly email your interest to transport@hfem.org for consideration.

 

ACTIVITIES

2018

August

  • Driving Ergonomics: Prevention not Reaction! on 19/08/2018 at Wisma Perkeso Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Aviation Ergonomics on 19/08/2018 at Wisma Perkeso Petaling Jaya, Selangor

September

  • Motorcycle Ergonomics  on 13/09/2018 at CIESH Excellent Academy, Seri Kembangan, Selangor

October

  • Human Factors in Road Safety on 24/10/2018 at CIESH Excellent Academy, Seri Kembangan, Selangor
  • Human Factors in Road Safety on 31/10/2018 at FMM Penang Branch, Seberang Jaya, Pulau Pinang

November

  • Introduction to Hazard Identification on the Road
    -01/11/2018 at FMM Penang Branch, Seberang Jaya, Pulau Pinang
    -23/11/2018 at ASTRO Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur
  • Motorcycle Ergonomics on 11/12/2018 at FMM Penang Branch, Seberang Jaya, Pulau Pinang

2017

October

  • Technical Visit to Air Traffic Controller (ATC) on 24 October 2017 at KLIA West Tower

November

  • Crash Testing & Vehicle Safety Course on 13-14 November 2017 at MIROS PC3 Melaka
  • Road Safety & Motorcycle Ergonomics Talk on 22 November 2017 at UiTM Shah Alam
  • Career Talk in Aviation on 25 November 2017 at UiTM Shah Alam

 

 

 

2018

2017