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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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Apr
10

JES Survey on COVID-19

The Japan Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (JES) has released the results of preliminary survey on COVID-19. The survey has revealed several major areas in which HF/E can contribute to the prevention and mitigation of the COVID-19 problems. Download a summary below: Preliminary Report of the Survey on Educational Institutions’ Responses to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). […]

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Apr
03

HFES Guidance on COVID-19

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society has provided guidance on a number of issues related to COVID-19. Download them below: HFES COVID19 – Overview HFES COVID19 – Communications HFES COVID19 – Disaster Management Operations HFES COVID19 – Reducing Stress

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Apr
01

CIEHF Provides Ventilator Guidance to National Health Service

     On Monday, March 31, the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS) asked the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF) to produce  guidance  for manufacturers new to designing and building ventilators in a context that requires rapid turnaround .      CIEHF turned the document around in 24 hours, and within 48 […]

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Mar
24

IEA Tsinghua Recipients for 2019

The 2019 winners of The IEA/Tsinghua Award for Collaborative Human Factors and Ergonomics Education for Industrially Developing Countries The 2019 IEA/Tsinghua Award was given to D.Y. Sha (Ergonomics Society of Taiwan) nominated by the Tsinghua MEM Education Center for his contribution to a Master of Engineering Management Post Graduate Program. D. Y. Sha is the […]

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Mar
24

IEA Announces 2019 Recipients of the IEA/Kingfar Award

The following four people were awarded the 2019 IEA/Kingfar Award: Gilbert J. Huber de Carvalho, P. V. R., Righi, A. W., Huber, G. J., Lemos, C. D. F., Jatoba, A., & Gomes, J. O. (2018). Reflections on work as done (WAD) and work as imagined (WAI) in an emergency response organization: A study on firefighters […]

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Aug
30

IEA Mentorship programme – a call for participation

IEA would like to establish a programme through which 10-20 pairs of people are matched up in reciprocal mentorship relationships. The aim of this is to ensure that the future objectives and activities of the IEA are shaped by a broad range of views, reflecting different cultures and experiences. Our pairs will consist of a senior […]

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