Marcia is a Certified Professional Ergonomist and Physiotherapist with over 25 years experience in prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of occupational injuries. She has over ten years in OHS.
She is a certified auditor and is experienced in training, ergonomics assessments and injury management. She specialises in the implementation of manual handling programs and has experience in a wide range of industries including health care, manufacturing, local government, finance, retail and heavy industry.
She is a Professional Member of the Ergonomics Society of Australia.
Ergonomics advice and assessments
Ergonomics in the health care industry.
OHS Systems Management
OHS Management Systems auditing
Evaluation of hospital and nursing home equipment and systems
Implementation of manual handling programs
OHS systems review in medium –sized enterprises
Manual Handling (WorkCover accredited)
Repetition strain injury prevention
Workplace assessment of injured workers
Master of Occupational Health and Safety (Uni of Sydney 1989)
Associate Diploma of Environmental Science (Northern Rivers College of Advanced Education 1982)
Diploma of Physiotherapy (Uni of Sydney 1974)
Third Party Auditor ISO9000, (ASA)
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (Southern Adult Education College Inc 2000)
OHS Auditor SafetyMAP System
Did you know?
From 1 July 2007 all contractors in NSW are required by law to have a Contractor Safety and Health Management program.It will also be a requirement from all of the major mining companies that contractors health and safety programs meet an acceptable standard.
As a result of this the Jim Knowles Group and Mine Resilience Australia P/L have developed the content th May of a on-line training course with the support of the NSW Minerals Council, Coal Services Health and Safety Trust, Australian Institute of Quarrying Education Foundation and the University of Newcastle.
Major mining companies in Australia including Centennial, Xstrata, Anglo, BHP, Hansons and Rocla have given their support to this project.