Author: Maggie Graf

Nov
13

Upcoming Webinars

Monday, 21st November: The European Machines Directive. This law has provisions relating to ergonomics and machine safety.  Register here. More information on this webinar is available here. Friday, 2nd December: The Future of Work and HFE. Register here. Wednesday, 7th December: The hazards of texting while walking. This webinar is timed to be most suitable […]

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Oct
03

Webinar : Can regulations support resilient performance?

This webinar was was composed of two presentations. It took place on 28th October, 2022 Talk 1: The influence of regulations on resilient performance – multilevel healthcare research and cross sector learning. The first presenter will be Sina Øyri, a postdoctoral researcher at SHARE – Centre for Resilience in Healthcare, University of Stavanger. Talk 2: […]

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Sep
22

Obituaries

The IEA community has been saddened to learn of the deaths of two leading researchers and visionary leaders in HFE over the last months. Former IEA President Illka Kurinka passed away on 9th July. Further information about his contributions and personal remembrances from colleagues can be found here. Richard Cook, well known for his work […]

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Sep
20

Upcoming HFE events

As the Corona pandemic rules are being lifted, our federated societies are beginning to re-schedule congresses. Check the Events tab of this website to see what is happening. There is the Healthcare Systems Ergonomics and Patient Safety Congress in The Netherlands, the Humanising Work and the Work Environment congress in India, the annual congress of […]

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Aug
18

Getting down to Business

A new guide aimed at helping industry leaders boost their organisations through adopting a human factors approach has been published  by the International Ergonomics Association and its federated member society, the Charted Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors of the United Kingdom. Giving Your Business the Human Factors Edge contains real-life examples of how the discipline […]

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Aug
18

Webinar Series on the Future of Work

The goal of the Future of Work on-line webinar series is to bring you perspectives on the envisaged challenges arising from expected changes in the world of work for HFE from around the world. The first on-line webinar in this series aims to discuss the future of work from an Australasian viewpoint. The presenters recaped […]

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Jun
17

Upcoming Webinar on Resilience Engineering

The IEA – Resilience Engineering Technical Committee and the Resilience Engineering Association offer this webinar on leading research and development of practical applications in how to create resilience in complex systems on September 16th, 2022 from 12MD to 1PM UTC. The event allows participants to learn from other domains seeking to engineer resilience into their […]

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May
11

IEA Webinar: Why you should consider sex/gender in your MSD prevention efforts

This webinar of 90 minutes was offered jointly by the IEA Technical Committees on Musculoskeletal Disorders and Gender and Work on Thursday June 16th at 15:00 UTC. Four leading researchers in this area summarised the research on why it is important to consider sex/gender in MSD prevention and discuss how it should be done. This […]

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