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Aug
10

7 Tips for Telework Booklet Now Available in Bahasa Malaysian, Thai, Chinese, and Japanese

“Seven Practical Human Factors and Ergonomics (HF/E) Tips for Teleworking/Home-learning using Tablet/Smartphone Devices,” originally compiled by the Japanese Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (JES), has been newly translated into a Bahasa Malaysian version by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Malaysia (HFEM). It is available for download here. A Thai version by the Ergonomics […]

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Aug
10

COVID Good Practices Collected and Invited

You can consult the good practices on COVID-19 collected by the Italian Agency for Healthcare Services (Agenas) from all the Italian healthcare trusts here: https://www.buonepratichesicurezzasanita.it/index.php/Italian-experiences-to-face-COVID-19  and share your good practices by sending them to Sara Albolino, IEA Vice President and Secretary-General, at vpsg@iea.cc and albolino.grc@gmail.com

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Jun
26

Call for Proposals: IEA 2021

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 IEA 2021 […]

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Jun
22

Call for COVID-19 Stories

The IEA, in collaboration with Scientific Association Hospital & Clinical Risk Managers (HCRM), the Italian Ergonomics and Human Factors Society (SIE),  and the Italian Agency for Healthcare Services (Agenas) is promoting a call for the collection of stories related to the health emergency following the Sars-Cov-2 pandemic. The “Storytelling COVID-19” project aims to promote the use […]

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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 […]

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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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