Danellie Lynas is a Research Fellow at the Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (MISHC) at the University of Queensland. Danellie’s areas of expertise focus on the identification of human factors and health related indicators that impact on worker safety from a risk management perspective, and the subsequent development and implementation of proactive intervention strategies. She has been involved in research projects relating to the uptake of automation in the mining industry, occupational hygiene and occupational ergonomics, interface design for haul truck proximity detection systems and the development and application of the whole-body vibration application (WBV) for workplace management of whole body vibration exposures.
She holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Masters of Ergonomics and Human Factors (both from the University of Queensland), and is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland. Danellie has worked across a number of large scale mining projects and as a consultant in the area of health and safety in a number of other industry sectors.