To support the activities of the Federation of the European Ergonomics Societies it is possible to become a sustaining member of FEES. Sustaining membership is both possible for organisations/companies and individual persons.
Supporting FEES can be divided in two different groups:
Using the ever-popular Napo character, EU-OSHA, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, together with the Napo Consortium has devised a series of occupational safety and health (OSH) education toolkits for teachers, aimed at introducing health and safety topics to primary school children in an educational, yet fun and imaginative way using the Napo clips and creative activities.
During the European Week for Safety and Health at Work various events are held across Europe including conferences, exhibitions, competitions and training sessions.
The aim is to raise awareness of the current Healthy Workplaces Campaign and its theme.
On behalf of the Federation of European Ergonomics Societies (FEES) R. Hoftijzer was present at “The European Social Model” joint seminar of the European Parliament and four European agencies/organizations. The title was The European Social Model “A key driver for competitiveness”. Besides the organisers European organisations like FEES could participate. More than 100 participants were present.
There was a GfA Autumn Conference in Vienna, 19th-20th September 2013.The Austrian Workers Compensation Board, Department for prevention organized this year the annual autumn conference of the German Ergonomics Society (GfA).
At this conference contrtibutions from ergonomics, human factors, prevention but also out of the operational praxis were discussed.
The main topics were
A new report from EU-OSHA describes the contextual and environmental factors that shape approaches to OSH management
A follow-up study to ESENER, the report finds that working environments in EU Member States have a dynamic and changing nature. However, the differences between them are significant.
Ergonómia Európai Hónapja 2013: Ergonómia a kockázat-megelőzésért
Az Ergonómia Európai Hónapja (EEH) az európai ergonómia népszerűsítésének éves kampánya.
Az EEH-t az Európai Ergonómiai Társaságok Szövetsége (Federation of European Ergonomics Societies, FEES) kezdeményezi, és a nemzeti ergonómiai társaságok valósítják meg, Magyarországon a Magyar Ergonómiai Társaság (MET).
Az FEES az Európai Munkavédelmi Ügynökség (European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, EU-OSHA) hivatalos partnere, a MET a magyar fókuszpont hálózat tagja.