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Sep
17

World Patient Safety Day 2020: HF/E Case Studies

In recognition of the 2020 WHO World Patient Safety Day, which was celebrated on September 17, IEA issued a call for case studies on human factors/ergonomics Principles illustrating the impact of HF/E in patient safety. In response to the call, we received several examples from around the world. These HF/E case practices support the objectives […]

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Sep
11

INCOSE HSI Working Group Workshop

The INCOSE HSI Working Group 2020 Workshop, an international online event, hosted by the HSI Israeli WG, and supported by ESTIA Institute of Technology, France, will be held Tuesday-Thursday, 27-29 October 2020. Titled “Human System Integration in the Era of Global Crises, Challenges, and Opportunities,” the event will be held virtually for four hours on […]

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Aug
10

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

“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 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 […]

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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
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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