Public universities in Colombia will have higher education in ergonomics In line with recent IEA policies, the IEA EC, ULAERGO, and IEA Federated Societies have been helping some Latin American universities to introduce higher-education programs for human factors and ergonomics (HFE). Ongoing efforts include the development of master’s course for a public universities in Panama, […]
Former IEA President David Caple brought international attention to ergonomics when he was appointed ‘Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia.’ The citation reads: ” For significant service to community health through workplace health and safety reforms and ergonomic policy development.” Congratulations!
The Human Factor and Ergonomics Society of Australia (HFESA) held their “Sustainable Ergonomics” conference from November 26-29, 2017. The roster of 135 delegates included participants from Australia, South Africa, Japan, Scandinavia, and Europe. Professor Glen Salkeld welcomed the attendees, and Stephen Ward presented the Cumming Memorial Lecture. Keynote speakers Professor Andrew Thatcher, Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, […]
1st ErgoAfrica Conference 13th to 15th September, 2017 Report by Andrew Todd The 1st ErgoAfrica conference was hosted on by the Ergonomics Society of South Africa (ESSA) in conjunction with the 3rd African Symposium on Human Factor and Aviation Safety and the 13th ESSA conference. The conference theme was “From reactive to proactive in safety […]