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May
23

IEA/ILO Draft Guidelines Available

“Principles and Guidelines for Human Factors/Ergonomics (HF/E) Design and Management of Work Systems,” a draft document jointly prepared by IEA and the International Labour Organization, is available for download here. In the Special Preface, IEA President Dr. Kathleen L. Mosier writes: “This draft document was prepared over the past 20 months (August 2018-April 2020) by a […]

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May
18

The 21st Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association

The 21st Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association Welcome to IEA 2021. The Congress theme, “HFE (Human Factors and Ergonomics) in a connected world/L,ergonomie 4,0”, speaks to the role of emerging G5 technologies.  NOW OPEN:  Call for Special Sessions, including workshops, panels and other formats: March 31, 2020 – June 26, 2020 LOOK FOR […]

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May
06

JES publishes tips for working at home

The Japan Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (JES) has created a 13-page booklet, “Seven Practical Tips for Teleworking/Home-Learning using Tablet/Smartphone Devices.” As explained in the introduction, the society conducted a survey of its full members who work at educational institutions, and “found that less than 40% of respondents were aware of the appropriate ergonomics to […]

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May
01

EU Guidance on Returning Workers

EU-OSHA (European Agency for Occupational Safety and Health at Work) has prepared an overview of methods to deal with challenges of workers returning to the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Many HF/E experts were involved in creating these recommendation. Website EU COVID19 guidance document (pdf)      

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Apr
30

beyondwork2020 – European Conference on Labour Research

IEA invites you to beyondwork2020 – European Conference on Labour Research, World Conference Center, Bonn, Germany,  21-22 October 2020 How can companies prepare their employees for the future working world? And how are individual European countries responding to the processes of change associated with digitalization and shifting demographics?   IEA is supporting and participating in this […]

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Apr
29

#futureworkchallenge – International Youth Competition

How will we work in the future? And more importantly, what will we work as in the future? The #futureworkchallenge is all about coming up with a creative answer to these questions. The international competition calls on teens and young adults in Europe to present an occupation of the future in a photo or video […]

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Apr
20

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

  In recognition of the great challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to governments, employers, workers, and entire societies, the International Labor Organization (ILO) has announced that 28 April 2020 will be designated as the  World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 – Stop the pandemic: Safety and health at work can save […]

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Apr
11

IEA societies respond to coronavirus pandemic

  IEA President Kathleen Mosier has circulated this message to IEA societies and stakeholders around the world: “In this challenging time for everyone, the field of human factors/ergonomics has much to contribute.

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