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Jul
23

Public universities in Colombia will have higher education in ergonomics

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, […]

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Jun
16

David Caple receives 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honour for ergonomics work

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!

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Jan
11

Greetings from Italy!

Date:Jan 2018 Greetings from Italy! Planning for the IEA 2018 event is in full swing! Clear your diaries, book your seats and reserve the date! We hit over 2000 pre-registrations and nearly 1500 abstract submissions!! We are looking forward to welcoming ergonomists from near and far in Florence, Italy, from 26 to 31 August 2018! […]

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Nov
26

HFESA 2017 Conference Report

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, […]

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Nov
11

Message from the Executive Committee November 2017

Date:Nov 2017 We invite you to read these 2017 updates from Federated Societies and Networks. Future updates will be posted on the Council pages (see https://iea.cc/about/council.html). FEDERATED SOCIETIES Australia Christine Aickin, Human Factors and Ergonomics Association of Australia (HFESA) At present the HFESA has a strong focus on the organisation of the annual conference <a href=”https://www.ergonomics.org.au/conference-information” […]

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Oct
11

October is Global Ergonomics Month (GEM): Share a story!

Date:Oct 2017 IEA Communications and Public Relations Chair, Michelle Robertson October is Ergonomics and Human Factors Month—World-Wide! IEA Federated Societies & Networks are promoting Human Factors and Ergonomics (HF/E) initiatives and awareness among local communities, industries, government agencies, and schools. IEA acknowledges these outstanding efforts and strongly supports these local and national initiatives. Together, these […]

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Sep
13

ErgoAfrica 2017

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 […]

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Sep
11

The recent IEA Council meeting in Singapore

Date:Sep 2017 The recent IEA Council meeting in Singapore was very successful. Almost all of the IEA Federated Societies were represented, either in person or by proxy. The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Singapore held a Symposium to celebrate their 30th Anniversary prior to the Council meeting, and members of the IEA Council were […]

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