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Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 - 09:00 to Wednesday, 14 February, 2018 - 17:00


University of South Australia
City West Campus
North Terrace
Adelaide SA 5000


SIA member $750 + GST

Non-member $950 + GST

* A $100 discount applies to Regional SIA members. For more information please contact 


Event Organising Body: 
Safety Institute of Australia
(03) 8336 1995



Within this 2 day workshop we will cover:

  • Understanding How Something Happens – When it works and when it fails
  • Introduction to FRAM –The four underlying principles
  • FRAM – First Steps – How to use FRAM and the FMV
  • FRAM – How to complete the model and how to use it

You will explore how to think about complexity in new ways. We begin by reconstructing the models we know and take for granted: Causality; Dominoes; Tripod; Swiss Cheese; Fault tree; Event tree; Bow tie.​


Date: 13-14 February 2018
Venue: University of South Australia, City West Campus, North Terrace, Adelaide 5000, Room - BH4-29
Cost: SIA Members $750 + GST  | Non Members $950 + GST.

* A $100 discount applies to regional SIA members. For more information please contact 

This is an opportunity for all business areas dealing with complexity: managers, designers; engineers, project managers, safety professionals, human resources practitioners, & human factors/ergonomists, from all fields including Transport, Medical, Service, Communications, Manufacturing, Logistics, and government.

Tackle the challenges of Risk and Safety Analysis by understanding the nature of variability of everyday conditions that may lead to both positive and adverse outcomes. It is important to have the right model.​


  • In this interactive learning experience, Participants will learn:
  • The principles and practices of the FRAM
  • The keys to making a working Model of complexity
  • How to build data for an effective Model
  • How to use a Model of a complex system.


Geoff Hurst, Director & Founder of ENGENEOHS

Geoff is Director & Founder of ENGENEOHS, Associate lecturer at VIOSH, President Risk Engineering Society and an OHS and Risk Engineering professional with expertise in the development of safety and risk management frameworks, embedding & developing effective Health & Safety management systems, workplace wellness programs, and implementing workplace cultural change in a variety of settings.