10th Anniversary of the Lithuanian Ergonomics Association

LEA 2023The Lithuanian Ergonomics Association (LEA) organised the 3rd international conference, “DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND ERGONOMICS”, in Vilnius on 28th April 2023, to commemorate its 10th anniversary.

In the opening Kazys Algirdas Kaminskas, Eur. Erg., Assoc. Prof., PhD, the president of LEA, introduced the new publication on the development of ergonomics science, studies, and practical activities in Lithuania to mark the anniversary.

The Federation of the European Ergonomics Societies was represented by Gyula Szabó, who shared insights on the connections between digital technologies and ergonomics.

Prof. Eda Merisalu and Annija Poznaka congratulated LEA on the 10th anniversary with commemorative gifts on behalves of the Estonian and Latvian Ergonomics Association, respectively. 

Additional topics discussed at the conference included:

  • The results of the EU-OSHA Healthy Workplaces “Lighten the Load” 2020-2022 campaign. 
  • Guidelines for the “Safe and Healthy Work in the Digital Age” 2023-2025 EU-OSHA campaign. 
  • Practical applications of ergonomic solutions in companies. 

The conference was attended by more than 75 participants, including guests from Hungary, Estonia, and Latvia, civil servants, practitioners, and scientists. The conference coincided with the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, promoting the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases.

This conference opened FEES activity as an official partner of the “Safe and Healthy Work in the Digital Age” 2023-2025 EU-OSHA campaign. We encourage all professional ergonomists and ergonomic societies in Europe to support EU-OSHA campaign activities with similar events, posts and press releases.

For more details, please visit https://osha.europa.eu/en/oshevents/lithuania-digital-technologies-and-ergonomics-focus-workers-safety-and-health.