ERGONOMICS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES SOCIAL AND OCCUPATIONAL ACTIVATION

EDO 2017The conference on ERGONOMICS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES SOCIAL AND OCCUPATIONAL ACTIVATION was held Lodz, Poland, November 21 – 22, 2017.

Wanted: ergonomicst at the ETUI ‘Health and Safety/Working Conditions’ unit

ETUI jobs

The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) is recruiting an ergonomist.

The 14th International Symposium on Management -- SIM 2017

SIM 2017The 14th International Symposium on Management (SIM 2017) took place in Timisoara (Romania) between 27-28 October 2017 and ran under the topic of “Challenges and Innovation in Management and Entrepreneurship.” The SIM conference takes place every two years and is organized jointly by Timisoara’s two major universities, the Politehnica University of Timisoara and the West Uni

Lisbon’s 1st International Forum on Occupational Health

Lisbon 2017On 4th November, Lisbon had hosted the first International Forum on Occupational Health.

The events’ objectives was:

Echoes from the 52nd SELF Congress held in Toulouse- September 2017

At the opening of the 52nd SELF Congress held in Toulouse (France) took place in a plenary session a round table on the issue : «ergonomics beyond our borders : which lessons for our development ?» where were presented : a reflection on the French language ergonomics peculiarities (Pierre Falzon) with the specificity of the field studies, the synthesis of the SWOT enquiry on the development of ergonomics in Europe and beyond (Sylvain Leduc – results coming soon on the FEES website) which shows the remaining discrepancy between ergonomic knowledge and its implementation in the systems desig

ERGONOMICS PRACTICE EXAMPLES

The field of practice of professional ergonomists is very wide and covers all aspects having to do with the health, wellbeing and productivity of people at work. Some ergonomic interventions concentrate on designing workplaces so that the work can be done comfortably and safely over a long period of time.

Our treasurers

The 2017th Council of the Federation of European Ergonomics Societies (FEES) elected Pedro N.P. Ferreira as treasurer, and thanked all the work to the outgoing treasurer, Reinier Hoftijzer.

Reinier Hoftijzer joint the Standard & Guidelines Committee of FEES in 2010. First he was responsible for the contact with the EU Commission for the Machinery and the PPE directive, later from 2011 to 2017 he represented FEES in both EU working groups for Machinery and PPE.

Summary of the European conference on Workers and creativity: How to improve working conditions by participative methods” organised by FEES, ETUI, BES and CREE and held in Brussels on 26-27 June 2017

The conference “Workers and creativity: How to improve working conditions by participative methods” organised jointly by the Federation of European Ergonomics Societies (FEES), the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), the Belgian Ergonomics Society (BES) and the Centre for Registration of European Ergonomics (CREE) with the support of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) was attended by around one hundred participants, including ergonomists, union officials, company doctors and H&S officers.

Synthèse de la conférence européenne à Bruxelles, les 26 & 27 juin 2017 : « Travailleurs et créativité : comment améliorer les conditions de travail par des méthodes participatives ? » organisée par FEES, ETUI, BES et CREE

Le conférence organisée conjointement par la Fédération européenne des sociétés d’ergonomie (FEES), l’Institut syndical européen (ETUI), la société belge d’ergonomie (BES) et le centre d’enregistrement du titre d’ergonome européen (CREE) avec le soutien de l’Association internationale d’ergonomie (IEA) sur la thématique « Travailleurs et créativité : comment améliorer les conditions de travail par des méthodes participatives » a rassemblé une centaine de participants (ergonomes, syndicalistes, médecins du travail, responsables d’entreprises,…).

Human Factors in Nuclear Decommissioning and in Aviation Safety

IEHFThe Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors is organising events answering the most recent safety related issues.

Human Factors in Nuclear Decommissioning

16 October 2017
Hilton Manchester Airport, UK

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