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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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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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Oct
17

IEA 2021 is going hybrid!

IEA2021 will be a hybrid event, comprising both an in-person conference and a virtual conference Plans for the in-person conference are going exceedingly well and we are confident we will deliver a dynamic, enriching and memorable experience. The Congress will comprise 5 days of technical content, including plenary sessions at the start of each day followed […]

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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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