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Apr
19

Free IEA Webinar: HF/E Considerations for Working from Home

During this webinar the Human Factors/Ergonomics considerations regarding Work From Home (WHF) will be discussed by a panel of international HF/E experts. Their global perspectives and experiences in examining and integrating HF/E principles into safe and healthy practices of remote work will be presented. More information: IEA WFH Webinar

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Apr
13

CIEHF Issues Guidance for Vaccination Programs

Vaccinating a Nation- 10 Human Factors and Ergonomics Principles This guidance aims to support the safe roll-out of COVID-19 vaccination programs. Vaccination programmes include a number of work systems, such as manufacturing, filling, and packaging for distribution, testing, and approval, cold-chain delivery, booking systems for vaccination appointments, local administration of the vaccine, and patient follow-up. […]

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Mar
25
Feb
24

Telework Booklet Available in Spanish and Portuguese

The Unión LatinoAmericana de Ergonomía (ULAERGO) has published “Doce consejos de Ergonomía/Factores Humanos (E/FH) para realizar actividades remotas (teletrabajo) o tareas de aprendizaje en casa usando tabletas y teléfonos inteligentes” through IEA Press.  Based on “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 […]

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Feb
21

IEA Webinar: Preparedness and Pandemic

IEA will offer a free 90-minute webinar, “Preparedness and Pandemic: The role of human factors and ergonomics in responding to the Covid 19 healthcare emergency” on 4 March 2020 at 1730 UTC. Human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) specialists have supported healthcare organizations in responding to the Covid 19 emergency in many ways. In particular, they have applied […]

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Feb
09

IEA2021 will be all-virtual!

Ian Noy, chair of IEA 2021, has made the following announcement: Yesterday, we took the difficult decision to convert the Hybrid Congress to a fully virtual Congress. Due to the ongoing health crisis and widespread travel restrictions, it is now abundantly clear that British Columbia, Canada will not enter Phase 4 before the summer, rendering […]

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Jan
22

IEA Statement to WHO – Global Action on Patient Safety

IEA participated in the virtual World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board 148th session held in Geneva, Switzerland. IEA made a statement to the WHO Executive Board on 21 January 2021 regarding our support and joint working activities concerning agenda item number 5, “global action on patient safety.” The IEA statement presented by Dr. Michelle Robertson, […]

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Jan
13

IEA/ISQua Collaborative Supplement

IEA is pleased to announce the publication of an ISQua/IEA collaborative supplement of the International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Volume 33, Issue Supplement 1, January 2021. The supplement covers human factors/ergonomics issues and contributions to the challenges of COVID-19 and can be found at https://academic.oup.com/intqhc/issue/33/Supplement_1

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