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Sep
23

Free Certification Webinar October 15

Mark your calendar for a free webinar that will provide answers on how to get certified and information on how certification systems around the world are linked via the IEA endorsement system. Experts from certification bodies in New Zealand, Europe, Brazil, South Africa, and the USA will explain their procedures and requirements. The webinar will […]

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Sep
17

World Patient Safety Day, September 17

On 17 September 2021 we celebrated the third World Patient Safety Day ( https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2021/09/17/default-calendar/world-patient-safety-day-2021​). The slogan promoted by WHO this year is “Act now for safe and respectful childbirth!” with the theme “Safe maternal and newborn care”. Approximately 810 women die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. In addition, around 6700 newborns die every day, amounting to 47% of all under-5 deaths. COVID-19 […]

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Sep
11

Foundation for Professional Ergonomics Impact Grants

The Foundation for Professional Ergonomics (FPE) is pleased to announce the availability of the FPE Impact Grants that aim to support small projects in the quest of developing professional ergonomics around the world. The funding preference will be given, but not limited to, applicants from the developing countries (as defined by United Nations) or proposals […]

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Aug
12

IEA Webinars Available on IEA YouTube Channel

Two IEA webinars held earlier this year, one on HFE and the pandemic, the other on working from home, are available on the IEA YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe for future offerings!

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Aug
11

Message from the new IEA executive officers: José Orlando Gomes, Maggie Graf, and Thomas Alexander

    The new IEA executive committee is now confirmed and already starting to take over the work from the previous committee. In the past two months weekly online meetings have been held to decide on the standing committee chairs and the IEA strategy for the next three years. The emphasis has been on keeping […]

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Aug
09

Message from IEA Immediate Past President

Notes on the Pandemic Kathleen Mosier, IEA Immediate Past President This has been an extraordinary time to serve as IEA President. The role of human factors and ergonomics has never been more essential than it is today, as highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic. I am pleased and honored to report that members of IEA–the Executive […]

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Jul
03

Deadline Extended for 2021 IEA Tsinghua and Kingfar Awards

For 2021, the deadlines for the IEA/Kingfar and IEA/Tsinghua Awards  have been extended to 31 August 2021. 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 significant and outstanding contributions to the success of postgraduate educational programs that […]

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Jun
27

IEA/ILO Final Guidelines Available

The final version of “Principles and Guidelines for Human Factors/Ergonomics (HF/E) Design and Management of Work Systems,” a document jointly prepared by IEA and the International Labour Organization, is available for download: Principles and Guidelines_June2021 A draft version of the  document is also available in  Spanish: Principios y Directrices de EFH para el Diseño y […]

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