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Alba Ergonomics is an Australian business offering expert ergonomics, work health and safety, and human factors consultancy services.

Alba Ergonomics was established in 2006 by Certified Professional Ergonomist, Claire Folland to provide expert opinion and advice on ergonomics in the workplace, with a particular focus on the assessment of human anatomical, anthropometric, physiological and biomechanical characteristics as they relate to the physical activity of work tasks.

Alba Ergonomics guarantee that all their consultants have Post Graduate training and over ten years hands-on practical experience. This includes Certified Professional Ergonomists (CPE’s) and Work and Health and Safety (WHS) Specialists that are certified through the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australian (HFESA).

The point of difference at Alba Ergonomics is that the team have the training and experience to make them experts in their field.

Meet our principals

Claire Folland BSc Occupational Therapy, MSc Tech Ergonomics, CPE

Claire is a Certified Professional Ergonomist and Work Health and Safety Specialist with over 10 years’ experience. She has experience in a broad range of industries including office design, manufacturing, wholesale and retail, as well as healthcare and heavy industry.

She has a comprehensive understanding of a range of organisational and project environments and management systems in complex workplace ergonomics needs.

Her expert opinion and advice on ergonomics in the workplace has a particular focus on the assessment of human anatomical, anthropometric, physiological and biomechanical characteristics as they relate to the physical activity of work tasks.

A past NSW Chair and Board representative of the HFESA and currently a committee member of the HFESA Professional Affairs Board, Claire is a true expert in her field.

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Articles

  • Looking After Your Eyes

    When we talk about ergonomics, most people automatically think chair, keyboard and mouse; peripherals of a computer workstation. What a lot of people don’t realise is that lighting also comes under ...

  • Is your desk the right height?

    A question we often get asked is what should your desk heights be in a sitting and standing position. According to the Australian Standards your desk height should be as below. Work......

  • Is a back that bounces allowed?

    This was a real question that we recently got from a client. To put the question in context, she means that if a chair moves whilst you are seated, is that a......