Prof. Edwin Galea

Group Director, University of Greenwich, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Professor Galea is the founding director of the Fire Safety Engineering Group (FSEG) of the University of Greenwich in London where he has worked in Computational Fire Engineering research since 1986. As FSEG director he manages the research activities of 19 full-time psychologists, fire engineers, CFD specialists, computer scientists and mathematicians.

His personal research interests include evacuation behaviour, evacuation modelling, fire dynamics and CFD fire modelling. He has extensive experience in designing and running large-scale evacuation experiments and survey/interview protocols to collect human behaviour data to assist in model development. He has successfully evacuated, without incident, many thousands of people, from a variety of enclosures including four large construction sites in central London. He has served on several Public Inquires as an expert in fire and evacuation including the Grenfell Fire Inquiry. He is the author of over 300 academic and professional publications and has successfully supervised 31 PhD students.

SYM11 - Real Time OSH: Digital tools and knowledge  
Lead: Canada, ILO; Organizer: Canada, ILO

Information technology can improve workplace recognition, control, and regulation of OSH hazards, risks and working conditions. This session will focus on leading digital OSH tools and evidence-based online prevention resources. 

Louise Logan, Canada 

Lucia Botti, Italy 
Duane D'sa, Canada 
Edwin Galea, United Kingdom 
Jacqui McLaughlin, United Kingdom
Syed Wajid Ali Shah, Pakistan 
Imelda Wong, United States of America 

Live : 21/09/2021 - 13:45 EDT - 15:15 EDT
Rerun : 21/09/2021 - 23:45 EDT- 22/09/2021 - 01:15 EDT