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Occupational safety in the emergency services Driver safety in the emergency services

20062022

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Biography

Carlyn is a Senior Research Fellow at Monash University Accident Research Centre.  With qualifications in psychology and public health, she has a particular interest in safety governance and culture across a diverse range of injury prevention topics.  She has experience in research, policy and evaluation in road safety and occupational safety, both nationally and internationally.  Carlyn has managed a number of large scale safety projects, with a focus on the prevention and management of injury among high risk groups (for example, emergency services and work-related drivers). This involves the application of psychological and health theory to understand and influence behaviour within complex systems.  A strong focus of this research is to develop policy recommendations that are evidence-based, practical and achievable.  Carlyn also co-ordinates MUARC’s activities as a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Violence and Injury Prevention, which focuses on research, advocacy and capacity building in the Western Pacific Region.    

 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Safety
  • Governance
  • Public Policy
  • Applied research

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