A number of research institutes in Australia and New Zealand are willing to extend their hospitality to visiting ergonomists who are in the area for the IEA 2015 conference.
Approaching the IEA2018 Congress the principal aim was starting a debate among professionals of different fields about the more effective way to develop creativity in practice, through the use of ergonomics. The main challenges of this workshop were to question the participants about:
19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2015) to be held from 9-14 August 2015, Melbourne.
The conference will represent a major gathering of experts involved in ergonomics and human factors from around the world and will act as an international meeting of ground-breaking new techniques with solid scientific background.
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.
The 25thanniversary of the European Ergonomist registration was celebrated in Helsinki 7th June 2015. 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.
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.
There were short reports by the convenor of the several working groups (WG). These were:
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.