Manager OHS Body of Knowledge Development, Australia Institute of Health and Safety

With a background in OHS consulting and OHS education Pam now specialises in activities around OHS capability and related aspects of OHS professionality. Her perspective on OHS capability includes OHS education and training, capability and competency frameworks, accreditation of OHS education and certification of OHS professionals.

Pam was the chair of the Technical Panel that developed the OHS Body of Knowledge and inaugural Registrar of the Australian OHS Education Accreditation Board. Her current role as Manager OHS Body of Knowledge Development focuses on the ongoing maintenance and further development of the OHS Body of Knowledge and associated resources. Pam was a member of international working party that developed the Global OHS Capability Framework for the International Network of Safety and Health Professional Organizations (INSHPO). She received the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) 2018 President’s Award for this work.

Pam received an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2018 for her contribution to OHS through leadership and advisory roles, particularly in developing standards for education frameworks.