Clare Tedestedt George
Clare has recently completed her PhD examining the contextual factors impacting the occupational health, safety, and well-being of New Zealand truck drivers. Her research has drawn together factors from the fields of employment and industrial relations, psychology, sociology, public health, embracing Human Factors and Ergonomics as a home. Clare has worked closely with unions, government bodies, and industry groups among others to improve the conditions of workers in New Zealand. She is asked regularly to provide information to the aforementioned groups on contextual factors such working arrangements and economic pressures relating to the wider New Zealand transport industry.
Clare was most recently a member of the Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research at Auckland University of Technology where she led the Transport Research group. As a researcher for the Centre, Clare designed, conducted, and managed multidisciplinary research projects both individually and in teams. She has worked on projects related to the construction, transport, manufacturing, and professional sectors producing written case studies, workshops, reports, and articles.