The Mackay facility of the AITHM is embedded into the JCU medical education unit at the Mackay Base Hospital, beautifully situated adjacent to the river. Our offices are located upstairs in the Education and Research Building. AITHM – situated on the top floor of building K.
Situated within the Mackay Base Hospital grounds, with
Mackay is the coal mining supply
Varied industries make the Occupational Health and Safety research and development program an exciting and vital part of our economic and social landscape.
One of the projects under
A project of more global significance applies advanced digital human
A partnership between the OHS team and the Rehabilitation Engineering Centre of Queensland looks into the prevention of pressure injuries in wheelchair users using advanced biomechanical methods. A state of the art pressure indenter simulation facility has been developed and will be used to provide quicker and improved solutions to the mobility impaired.
OHS team leader Associate Professor Paul is a world expert on OHS issues and as such has been an instructive part of many national and international organizations. One of his current projects is contributing and editing a compendium about Digital Human Modelling and Posturography, with over 60 world leading authors contributing to the Elsevier book. He is also conducting a Cochrane Review