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Feb
24

12 Tips for Telework Booklet Available in Spanish

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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Jan
10

Croatian Ergonomics Society Assists in Earthquake Relief

In the wake of a devastating earthquake that affected Croatia on 29 December 2020, the Executive Croatian Ergonomics Society (CrES) decided to become one of the humanitarian organizations that will collect donations from abroad for areas in Croatia that were affected. Individuals and organizations may assist using information in this document.  The CrES Executive Board […]

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Dec
23

Message from Executive Committee – December 2020

 Holiday Wishes from the IEA Executive Committee It is almost time to say good-bye to 2020, a year of unexpected challenges and turmoil across the globe. No one anticipated the disruption we experienced from a virus that turned into a pandemic. IEA responded to COVID-19 constraints by shifting to remote operations and conducting the first […]

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Dec
21

IEA2021 – Re-engage, reconnect, rediscover!

IEA 2021 will be a time to re-engage, to connect with old friends and make new ones, time to discover new opportunities.  It’s time for human contact again, time to travel, …..time to be inspired.  Plans for the hybrid Congress are well on track and we have an incredible lineup of speakers and sessions, which […]

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