Factors leading to musculoskeletal disorders are reported very frequently across all activity sectors

According to ESENER-2, the 2nd most frequent risk factor is tiring or painful positions, including sitting for long periods, and the third is repetitive hand or arm movements.

Helsinki the capital of European ergonomics

CREEThe 25thanniversary of the European Ergonomist registration was celebrated in Helsinki November 2016. Bernard Dugué, president of the Centre for Registration of European Ergonomists (CREE) announced that the number of registered ergonomist has raised over 450 from 19 European country.

Report on PPE Working group meeting April 2015.


The Federation of European Ergonomics Societies was represented at the Directive 89/686/EEC Working group meeting in Brussels, 21 April 2015, by Reinier Hoftijzer as member of the S&G working group.

Ergonomics in EU standardisation Update 2015 Summer

On behalf of the Federation of European Ergonomics Societies Reinier Hoftijzer attended the CEN/TC 122 Ergonomics meeting 4 and 5 May 2015 in Prague.

There were short reports by the convenor of the several working groups (WG). These were:

19th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference

March 21 - 24, 2016 at the Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, FL, USA.

Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) 2016

FEES Council Meeting Paris, 26th September 2015

The Council Meeting will be held on Saturday, 26th September 2015, Paris, France.

Open positon at ETS

The ÉTS Department of Mechanical Engineering is seeking one professor of design and evaluation of workstations and equipment used at work (personnel protective equipment or machines). The candidate will undertake teaching activities at three academic levels in fields related to human at work and occupational health and safety.


Benchmarking & exchange of good practices in OSH Healthy Workplaces Campaign Partner event

Healthy Workplaces Manage StressBenchmarking & exchange of good practices in OSH Healthy Workplaces Campaign Partner event, like every EU-OSHA events offer good opportunity to promote and represent ergonomics in European level.

On beh

The Golden Bridge: Communication and Patient Safety

International Society of Communication Science and Medicine Conference
Montecatini Terme, Italy, 15-16 June 2015

Student's ideas for ergonomic day

The aim of the already traditional students’ competition of the Hungarian Ergonomics Society is to give recognition to those product ideas which make our everyday life easier, more efficient, more comfortable and safe, while safeguarding o

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