Contributor Profile

Robin Burgess-Limerick

Job TitleProfessorial Research Fellow

Company NameUniversity of Queensland


Robin Burgess-Limerick PhD CPE FHFESA has provided human factors and ergonomics research and consultancy services to a range of private and public sector clients including mining companies and equipment manufacturers. A Certified Professional Ergonomist since 1992, Prof. Burgess-Limerick is a past-president, and Fellow, of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia. Prof. Burgess-Limerick has received $6M in competitive research funding from diverse funding agencies, including nine previous and current ACARP projects. Robin has received numerous awards for research including an ACARP Research Excellence Award for project C14016, and a 2006 National Academy of Sciences (USA) Senior Research Associateship within the Mining Injury Prevention Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh Research Laboratory. Prof. Burgess-Limerick’s publications include more than 100 refereed papers and book chapters, two editions of a handbook titled “Reducing Injury Risks Associated with Underground Coal Mining Equipment” arising from ACARP projects C14016 & C18012, two CRC press books: “Human Factors for the Design, Operation and Maintenance of Mining Equipment”(2011); and “Human-Centered Design for Mining Equipment and New Technology” (2018).

Conference Sessions

  • Human-systems integration for the safe introduction of automation to mines and quarry

    27 Aug 2019, 1:50 PM - 2:25 PM, AIMEX Conference Stage

    The introduction of automation to mining and quarrying has considerable potential to improve safety and health by removing people from hazardous situations. How...

    • Language: English

Dates & Times
Tuesday 27 Aug 2019 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 28 Aug 2019 10am - 5pm
Thursday 29 Aug 2019 10am - 4pm
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