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
15-18 June 2016 Zadar, Croatia
This seminary was held in Sevilla (Spain), on November 27th, 2014. FEES’ Presentation (Sylvain Leduc) was focused to expose the first results about an analysis on the situation of the ergonomists in Europe.
The Federation of European Ergonomics Societies welcomes the new board of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA). We thank all the effort made by the outgoing presidency, especially Eric Min-Yang Wang past president.
The new board elected August 2015 is:
Representatives of ETUI and FEES have met in March 2015 with the aim to set up a co-operation between FEES and ETUI in the field of the ergonomic design and use of machines.
Both parties have presented their experiences and reflections in this field, taking into account ergonomic principles.