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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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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
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
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
18

IEA/Springer Publications Frame Agreement

IEA and Springer have entered into a frame agreement to publish and distribute proceedings and other works under the logos of both IEA and Springer. This agreement will provide an opportunity for IEA Federated Societies, Technical Committees, and Networks to publish proceedings, manuscripts, and books. Also provided is access to free, indexed publication of conference […]

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Dec
18

Global Maps of HF/E Education Programs

IEA is pleased to introduce global maps of educational programs in human factors/ergonomics around the world. Developed by the Professional Standards and Education Committee, chaired by Max Chang, programs can be viewed in a Google Maps version with all programs or in one of three Google Earth sites, depicting undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. programs. For […]

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