Professor Dino Pisaniello
|Position||Director - OEH Laboratory|
|Org Unit||Public Health|
|Telephone||+61 8 8313 3571|
QEH- Laboratory 28 Anderson Street
BSc(Hons.) MPH PhD GCert.Online Learning (H.Ed.) FAIOH FSIA FRACI ChOHSP COH CIH CChem
Professor of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Awards & Achievements
Executive Dean's Prize for Excellence in Teaching 2011
Safety Institute of Australia Award for Professional Excellence 2011
International Commission on Occupational Health Service Award 2012 and 2018
School of Public Health HDR Supervisor of the Year 2015
Current PhD Student Supervision
So-Young Lee, "The Blue Light Hazard", PhD
Jessica Stanhope "Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders", PhD
Blesson Varghese "Work and injury in high temperature environments", PhD
Manuel Vivera "Occupational Health Aspects of Military Flares", PhD
Yonatal Tefera 'Pesticide Exposure in Floriculture" PhD
Berhanu Wondmagegn "Healthcare Costs in Extreme Heat" PhD
Daphne McCurdy “Social Responsibilities of Universities – Perceptions and Drivers of OHS Culture and Performance” PhD – University of New England
Recent graduations (2014-18):
Leonid Turczynowicz "Indoor vapour intrusion" PhD
Maryam Navi "Air Pollution, Climate and Health", PhD Dean's Commendation
Ismaniza Ismail "Skin Absorption of Organophosphate Pesticides (OPs): Informing a Predictive Dermal Risk Assessment Model" PhD , Dean's Commendation
Yahya Thamrin “International Students as Young Migrant Workers in South Australia – The Role of the University in OHS Awareness and Education” PhD Dean's Commendation
Andrea Barclay “Health Promotion in the Commerical Fishing Industry in Port Lincoln” PhD Dean's Commendation and University Doctoral Medal
Jianjun Xiang “Extreme Heat and Worker Health and Safety” PhD, Dean's Commendation, Kerry Kirke Award, Eric Wigglesworth Research Award
Nasreen Jahan “Practices and Perceptions of Introductory OHS Education In Secondary Schools – Towards a Conceptual Framework for Effective OHS Education for Young Workers” PhD Dean's Commendation
Vanda Doda “Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders in South Australian Workplaces: Evaluation of a Stage of Change Approach” PhD
Availability for Student Supervision
Dino Pisaniello is available for supervision of Honours and PhD students in 2019. Topics in the field of occupational and environmental health are to be negotiated.
Dino is a Chief or Co-Investigator on several grants, including the Australian Research Council (Discovery), US Govt and the Defence Science and Technology Group, as well as SafeWork SA.
See Researcher Profile
National Secretary for Australia, International Commission on Occupational Health
Member, International Advisory Board, Annals of Work Exposures and Health
Fellow, Royal Australian Chemical Institute
Fellow, Safety Institute of Australia
Fellow, Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists
Past President, Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists
Past President, Australian and NZ Association of OHS Educators.
Inaugural Chairman of the Congress of Occupational Safety and Health Association Presidents (COSHAP) 2001-2005
Past Chair of the Scientific Committee on Work and Vision of the International Commission on Occupational Health.
Dino Pisaniello has wide interests in the area of occupational and environmental health. The areas include risk assessment and control, intervention research and education. The interests include occupational hazard surveillance, climate change impacts and adaptation, dermal exposure assessment, indoor air quality, work and vision and young worker education.
Dino is the Chief Technical Advice Coordinator (Hazardous Materials Incidents) for the Metropolitan Fire Service and the Country Fire Service.
Categories Environment Expertise Environmental impact assessment; environmental health; hazardous materials incidents; occupational health and safety Notes Alt phone: (08) 8313 4637
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Entry last updated: Sunday, 25 Aug 2019
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