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Sep
23

Free Certification Webinar October 15

Mark your calendar for a free webinar that will provide answers on how to get certified and information on how certification systems around the world are linked via the IEA endorsement system. Experts from certification bodies in New Zealand, Europe, Brazil, South Africa, and the USA will explain their procedures and requirements. The webinar will […]

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Sep
17

World Patient Safety Day, September 17

On 17 September 2021 we celebrated the third World Patient Safety Day ( https://www.who.int/news-room/events/detail/2021/09/17/default-calendar/world-patient-safety-day-2021​). The slogan promoted by WHO this year is “Act now for safe and respectful childbirth!” with the theme “Safe maternal and newborn care”. Approximately 810 women die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. In addition, around 6700 newborns die every day, amounting to 47% of all under-5 deaths. COVID-19 […]

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Sep
11

Foundation for Professional Ergonomics Impact Grants

The Foundation for Professional Ergonomics (FPE) is pleased to announce the availability of the FPE Impact Grants that aim to support small projects in the quest of developing professional ergonomics around the world. The funding preference will be given, but not limited to, applicants from the developing countries (as defined by United Nations) or proposals […]

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Aug
12

IEA Webinars Available on IEA YouTube Channel

Two IEA webinars held earlier this year, one on HFE and the pandemic, the other on working from home, are available on the IEA YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe for future offerings!

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Jul
03

Deadline Extended for 2021 IEA Tsinghua and Kingfar Awards

For 2021, the deadlines for the IEA/Kingfar and IEA/Tsinghua Awards  have been extended to 31 August 2021. The IEA/Tsinghua Award for Collaborative Human Factors and Ergonomics Education for Industrially Developing Countries is given annually to honor persons (e.g., researchers, teachers) who have made significant and outstanding contributions to the success of postgraduate educational programs that […]

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Jun
27

IEA/ILO Final Guidelines Available

The final version of “Principles and Guidelines for Human Factors/Ergonomics (HF/E) Design and Management of Work Systems,” a document jointly prepared by IEA and the International Labour Organization, is available for download: Principles and Guidelines_June2021 A draft version of the  document is also available in  Spanish: Principios y Directrices de EFH para el Diseño y […]

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Jun
13

New IEA Officers Elected

            During the recent meeting of the IEA Council, held virtually on 11 and 12 June 2021, new IEA officers were elected for the coming three years: José Orlando Gomes, President, Associaçäo Brasileira de Ergonomia (ABERGO) Maggie Graf, Vice President and Secretary General, Swiss Ergonomics Association (SwissErgo) Thomas Alexander, Vice […]

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Jun
07

IEA Triennial Report 2018-2021

The IEA Triennial Report covers the accomplishments of the most recent term of officers, led by President Kathleen L. Mosier, Ph.D. The report is a comprehensive review of the activities of IEA as they align with the organization’s seven strategic priorities. IEA Triennial Report 2018-2021

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