Left to right: Dr Lisa Mills, Melinda Gardner and Ellary Broun
As a sponsor of the inaugural Scholars of Worker Protection award, we presented three winners at the 2018 Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH) Annual Conference Gala Dinner in Melbourne.
The high-achieving recipients, Dr Lisa Mills, Melinda Gardner and Ellary Broun relished the opportunity to build upon their professional experience and current postgraduate study through attending the AIOH conference.
With a PhD from Deakin University, Dr Lisa Mills was completing her final year of Masters of Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology at Edith Cowan University. Dr Mills is currently the Environmental Manager at GeelongPort, the second largest port in Victoria.
A full-time student, Melinda Gardner is in her final year of studying a Masters of Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology at Edith Cowan University. Once completed Ms Gardner hopes to undertake a PhD in the field of worker safety.
Ellary Broun is the Occupational Hygiene Technician at Alcoa Australia in WA. Ms Broun commences a Masters in Health and Safety majoring in Occupational Hygiene at RMIT this year, with a long-term goal of becoming a certified Occupational Hygienist with the AIOH.
The Scholars of Worker Protection award assists current or future AIOH members in their professional development by widening their experience and knowledge of occupational hygiene issues through attending the AIOH conference. The scholars conveyed appreciation of the valuable opportunity to learn from esteemed experts in the field and expand their professional networks.
Presenting the award: Jackii Shepherd, Director, Occupational Hygiene Policy