The 6th International Ergonomics Conference ERGONOMICS 2016
Focus on Synergy - was successfully held 15-18 June 2016 Zadar, Croatia.
At the meeting of the Centre for Registration of European Ergonomists 19 new applications were processed and 14 renewals of registration. At the end of the meeting there were 515 people registered as European Ergonomists. The collaboration between CREE and FEES on a number of projects continues.
Focusing on sustainable work and workplace safety and health in the context of the ageing workforce, the Healthy Workplaces for All Ages campaign provides a timely reminder that the younger workers of today are the older workers of tomorrow.
The campaign focuses on Europe’s enterprises (both private and public) and the need to promote sustainable work and healthy ageing from the beginning of working life. By doing so, they will be protecting their workers’ health up to and beyond retirement age and their organisations’ productivity.
SAF€RA is a partnership between 19 research funding organizations from 10 European countries who collaborate on research programming and launch joint calls in the field of industrial safety. It prolongs the work developed in the SAF€RA ERA-NET, which was funded by the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration.
The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) published its overview report of the second European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks (ESENER-2), for which almost 50,000 establishments from 36 European countries were interviewed in 2014. The main topics covered are the management of occupational safety and health (OSH) in general, the management of psychosocial risks in particular and the participation of workers in OSH.
The 48th meeting of CREE was held in Riga, Latvia November 2015.
After the meeting there is 468 registered ergonomists from 22 countries.
A new national assessment board has been established in Latvia: the president is Henrijs Kalkis, assessors are Zenija Roja, Ricards Balnass, secretary Liene Stoka.
26th of November, 2015 Riga, Latvia
Conference is organized in the framework of University of Latvia master study programme “Work Environment protection and expertise” in collaboration with Latvian Ergonomics Society