Contemporary Ergonomics challenges in Europe


2nd International Conference “Contemporary Ergonomics challenges in Europe”

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


  • 12:00 Registration
  • 12:30 Opening and welcome
    Ergonomics actual challenges in Latvia
    Zenija Roja,, Eur.Erg., President of Latvian Ergonomics Society, University of Latvia asoc.professor
    Henrijs Kalkis, Dr., Eur.Erg., Board member of Latvian Ergonomics Society, Riga Stradins University, assist. professor
  • Uni-Riga
  • Actualities in Labour Protection in Latvia
    Renars Lusis, MSc., Director of the State Labour inspectorate, Latvia
  • Recent Developments in Occupational Health and Safety in Latvia - Shift Towards Musculo-sceletal Disorders
    Ivars Vanadzins,, Director of Institute for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health, Riga Stradins University, Latvia
  • Current and forward looking issues in Occupational Safety and Health in Europe
    Sylvain Leduc, Dr., Eur.Erg., President of the Federation of European Ergonomics Societies (FEES), France
  • CREEThe case for professional certification in ergonomics in Europe
    Bernard Dugué, Dr., Eur.Erg., President of Centre for Registration of European Ergonomists (CREE), France
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the labour inspection in Switzerland in preventing psychosocial risks
    Margaret Graf, Dr., Eur.Erg., Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs - Working Conditions, Head of Occupational Health (Research) Division, Switzerland
  • Ergonomics education in Switzerland.
    Thomas Stüdeli, Dr., Eur.Erg., Associate Director Human Factors Engineering at Merck Serono S.A. / Ares Trading S.A., Switzerland
  • The impact of the mobility and the digital transformation.
    Caroline Bringand, Ergonomist & Service Designer, France
  • Contemporary low cost EMG application and quality
    Märt Reinvee, M.Sc., University of Life Sciences, Estonia
  • The Qualimetry Ergonomics of Labour.
    Daniil Maksimov, PhD in Economical Sciences, Russia
  • A “prevention method” from organization perspective
    Maria Niessen, MSc.,Eur.Erg., Expert at the HR Health & Safety Department ING Netherlands, Netherlands

FFES LogoThis conference is endorsed by the Federation of the European Ergonomics Societies

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