Belgium Ergonomics Society

BesWeb

The Belgian Ergonomics Society (BES) was founded in 1986. Among the members were representatives of the Ministry of Work, University Professors and ergonomists in the field. Today, BES has 200 members.

Active FEES membership

President national: Dirk Delaruelle
Mensura EDPB / SEPP
T  +32 2 549 70 41
M +32 478 57 94 25

Secretary national: Alain Piette
Federal Public Service Employment, Labour and Social dialogue
Rue E. Blérotstraat 1, 1070 Bruxelles
Tel: +32 (0)2 233 46 28

Treasurer national: Luc De Vriendt
President (nl): Luc De Vriendt
President (fr): Emmanuel Fabiocchi
Contactperson FEES: Gaëtan Dusollier
IEA council member: Dirk Delaruelle
Web: http://www.besweb.be/

Objectives

To promote ergonomics in a multidisciplinary way by:

  • Promotion of the broad knowledge on human-machine relations in every possible way;
  • Distribution of the knowledge;
  • Promotion of scientific research regarding all possible domains of ergonomics;
  • Promotion of training and education in ergonomics;
  • Contacting other organisations and institutions interested in ergonomics;
  • Representing ergonomics in Belgium on national and international level;
  • Application of the procedures to become European Ergonomist cfr. CREE (Center for Registration of European Ergonomists).

Activities

Each year a workshop or seminar is organised on a national level for all members. Themes are in accordance with recent themes on safety and health.

  • Both the Flemish and French speaking wing of the society organise each year two events (e.g. company visit, seminar with young ergonomists, ...).
  • BES takes part in the meetings organised on an international level (FEES, CREE, IEA).
  • Narrow contacts with other European societies (e.g. the Dutch society by cooperating with their journal).