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Dr Joanne Crawford

Joanne is a Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors specialist and a a Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors. She has more than 20 years' experience working in higher education as a lecturer and senior lecturer in ergonomics and since re-joining IOM in 2007, in research. Her research has included systematic reviews covering topics such as ageing and work, mental well-being, firefighter health risks and the health of health professionals.  She has also carried out research with groups including remote and mobile workers and telecommunication workers.  Her research work has been supported by different sources including IOSH, BOHRF, DH, the European Commission and other industry sources.

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Qualifications:

  • PhD Sick Building Syndrome and the impact of stress and lighting
  • MSc (Eng) Work Design and Ergonomics
  • BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

Committee and Society Memberships:

  • Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors

Research Interests:

  • Health and Work
  • Mental Wellbeing and Work
  • Healthy Ageing Work and Retirement

Selected Publications:

Crawford, J.O., Davis, A., Walker, G.H., Cowie, H., Ritchie, P. 2016, Evaluation of knowledge transfer for occupational safety and health in an organisational context: development of an evaluation framework. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, 14 (1), 7-21

Crawford, J.O.,2016, Older workers – workers health evidence-based practice? Occupational Medicine, 66, 424-425

Crawford, J.O.,Davis, A., Walker, G.H., Cowie, H., Ritchie, P., Eds R. Dingwall and S. Frost (2017) The use of knowledge in occupational safety and health; from knowledge creation to employee use. In Health and Safety in a Changing world. Routledge: London UK.

Crawford, J.O., Davis, A., Cowie, H., Ritchie, P., Rashid, S., Dixon, K. (2016). OSH knowledge and its management. IOM, P603-00968. 

Crawford, J.O., Davis A., Cowie, H., Dixon, K. 2016 (eds R Graveling, A Belin and C Dupont). The ageing workforce: implications for occupational safety and health - A research review . European Agency for Safety and Health, Bilbao Spain        

Crawford, J.O., Davis, A., Cowie, H., Dixon, K. 2016 (eds R Pederson and A Belin) Women and the ageing workforce: implications for occupational safety and health - A research review. European Agency for Safety and Health, Bilbao, Spain

Crawford, J.O., Davis, A., Sleeuwenhoek, A, Dixon, K., McElvenny, D, Munir, F., McDermott, H., Donaldson-Feilder, E. (2016). Return to work after cancer: occupational safety and health considerations. IOM, P603-00707. Final Contract Report for IOSH