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International Journal of Workplace Health Management Welcomes Andrew Weyman to the Associate Editor Board

International Journal of Workplace Health Management has had the pleasure of recieving Michael Ertel on to the Associate Editor board.

Dr Andrew Weyman, Reader in Psychology, University of Bath. Specialist area the psychology of risk, has over 30 years’ experience in workplace health safety and well-being.

Specialist area: Human Factors and the Psychology of Risk: Risk perception & risk decision making; Risk communication; Workplace health & safety culture/climate; Human error; Occupational health & well-being.  His current and recent research portfolio includes projects funded by the MRC, ESRC, DWP and NHS on the implications of the rise in pension age and the extension of working life; safety culture work in the major hazards; ports and mineral extraction sectors; as well as, work on risk communication for the Food Standards Agency and DeFRA.

Prior to joining the University of Bath (2006), Dr Weyman was employed as a Principal Government Social Researcher in the Chief Scientists Unit at the Health and Safety Executive (2003-06).  In this role responsibilities included advising the Heads of HSE's Workplace stress; Health Sector and Construction programmes on intervention design and impact evaluation and a technical advisor to the HSE’s Risk Policy Unit.   From 1992-06 he worked for the Health and Safety Laboratory as a researcher/ forensic accident investigator, latterly as head of the Social and Organisational Factors Unit (2000-03).  During this period, he led HSL’s human factors investigation into the Paddington Rail Disaster (1999) and gave evidence at Lord Cullen’s Inquiry (2000).  Prior to this he worked with RJ Feeney Associates, Ergonomics Consultants 1987-1992).

He holds honorary positions at the University of Leicester Centre for Sustainable Work and Employment Futures (2014 – date) and Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand Work Research Institute Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research (2013 – date). 

He is a Member of the Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors (MIEHF); a Member of the British Psychological Society and a Member of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychologists (EAOHP); and, a member of the editorial board for the Industrial Relations Journal.