Author: Secretariat

Sep
28

IEA Tshingua and Kingfar Awards

Criteria and nomination instructions have been updated and expanded for the IEA/Kingfar and IEA/Tsinghua Awards. For 2020, the deadlines for these awards has been extended to 31 December 2020. The IEA/Tsinghua Award for Collaborative Human Factors and Ergonomics Education for Industrially Developing Countries is given annually to honor persons (e.g., researchers, teachers) who have made […]

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Sep
26

IEA 2021 is going hybrid!

IEA2021 will be a hybrid event, comprising both an in-person conference and a virtual conference Plans for the in-person conference are going exceedingly well and we are confident we will deliver a dynamic, enriching and memorable experience. The Congress will comprise 5 days of technical content, including plenary sessions at the start of each day followed […]

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Sep
17

World Patient Safety Day 2020: HF/E Case Studies

In recognition of the 2020 WHO World Patient Safety Day, which was celebrated on September 17, IEA issued a call for case studies on human factors/ergonomics Principles illustrating the impact of HF/E in patient safety. In response to the call, we received several examples from around the world. These HF/E case practices support the objectives […]

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Aug
10

7 Tips for Telework Booklet Now Available in Bahasa Malaysian, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, and English

“Seven Practical Human Factors and Ergonomics (HF/E) Tips for Teleworking/Home-learning using Tablet/Smartphone Devices,” (English version available here) originally compiled by the Japanese Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (JES), has been newly translated into a Bahasa Malaysian version by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Malaysia (HFEM). It is available for download here. A Thai […]

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Aug
10

COVID Good Practices Collected and Invited

You can consult the good practices on COVID-19 collected by the Italian Agency for Healthcare Services (Agenas) from all the Italian healthcare trusts here: https://www.buonepratichesicurezzasanita.it/index.php/Italian-experiences-to-face-COVID-19  and share your good practices by sending them to Sara Albolino, IEA Vice President and Secretary-General, at vpsg@iea.cc and albolino.grc@gmail.com

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Jun
22

Call for COVID-19 Stories

The IEA, in collaboration with Scientific Association Hospital & Clinical Risk Managers (HCRM), the Italian Ergonomics and Human Factors Society (SIE),  and the Italian Agency for Healthcare Services (Agenas) is promoting a call for the collection of stories related to the health emergency following the Sars-Cov-2 pandemic. The “Storytelling COVID-19” project aims to promote the use […]

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Jun
08

CIEHF Guide and Webinar: Creating a Safe Workplace

On 10 June 2020 from 15:30 – 1630 GMT, the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors will hold a web-based seminar on the Seven Key Steps to creating a safe workplace during and beyond the current pandemic. Businesses are encouraged to consider the workplace as a whole system so that in mitigating a risk […]

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May
23

IEA/ILO Draft Guidelines Available

“Principles and Guidelines for Human Factors/Ergonomics (HF/E) Design and Management of Work Systems,” a draft document jointly prepared by IEA and the International Labour Organization, is available for download here. In the Special Preface, IEA President Dr. Kathleen L. Mosier writes: “This draft document was prepared over the past 20 months (August 2018-April 2020) by […]

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