CEN-CLC BT WG8 Protective textiles and protective clothing and equipment

The programming mandate M/509 was adressed by the European Commission to CEN, CENELEC and ETSI on the 18th of September 2012. CEN/CENELEC accepted the mandate on the 8th of November 2012. 

CEN and CENELEC created the Working Group "CEN/CLC BT WG 8 "Protective textiles and personal protective clothing and equipment" with the objective to develop a work programme in response to the mandate. Mr. Henk Vanhoutte (ESF), rapporteur for the PPE sector, was appointed as convenor for this BT WG.

Report sheds light on the key factors determining OSH practice

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. This insight helps to explain why EU work requirements are not applied in the workplace in a universal manner.

Ergonómia Európai Hónapja 2013

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.

19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA)

The 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) was held in the Melburne convention and exhibiltion centre from 9 to 14 August 2015.

5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2014

5th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2014
The conference objective is to provide an international forum for the dissemination and exchange of scientific information on theoretical, generic, and applied areas of ergonomics, including, physical ergonomics, cognitive ergonomics, social and occupational ergonomics, cross- cultural aspects of decision making, ergonomi

Patient & Healthcare Provider Safety

25 November 2013,  London.
This is a new event organised by the Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors Healthcare Special Interest Group. The provisional programme is now available and more details will be added soon. Listen to four influential keynote speakers and a series of presentations throughout the day on topics such as systems evaluation, reducing falls, equipment design, and training.

Ergonomics & Human Factors 2014

Ergonomics & Human Factors 2014

Designing for people through research and practice

EHF2014, 7-10 April 2014, Southampton.

Workplace Ergonomics & Productivity, WEP2013

The principal goals of this event are to present the latest products, services, research and ideas about how ergonomics can benefit workers, managers and their businesses. Visitors will have the opportunity to examine products at exhibition stands, to listen to speakers on a range of topics and to gain an understanding of how ergonomics and productivity are related. 1-2 October 2013, London. www.wep2013.org.uk

45th Nordic Ergonomics & Human Factors Society conference

The conference will take place in August 11-14th, 2013 in Reykjavík, Iceland. This is a perfect opportunity to visit Iceland and to take part in a traditional international conference where practitioners and researchers meet and discuss the latest ergonomical issues.

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