Associate Professor Jacques Oosthuizen received his Bachelor\'s degree, MMed Sci and PhD in Environmental Health. Dr Oosthuizen is the Director of the Occupational Health Research Group at Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia. He coordinates the undergraduate Environmental Health and the Post Graduate Occupational Hygiene Program. Dr Oosthuizen is a certified occupational hygienist, registered with the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists and he is a member of Environmental Health Australia and the Safety Institute of Australia. He is responsible for the development of a number of successful courses, consulting with the industry. He has also worked closely with the industry providing consultancy and performing contract research in various areas of health, safety and occupational hygiene (exposure assessment). Dr Oosthuizen has supervised numerous Master and PhD students and has a strong track record in applied occupational health research as evidenced by his conference proceedings, journal publications, book chapters and prior as well as current industry collaborative research grants.