Professor Valdis Kalkis

Valdis Kalkis

With deep sadness we announce that Professor Valdis Kalkis of the University of Latvia passed away on 12th of July, 2014. 

Professor Kalkis will always be remembered as the founder of scientific ergonomics in Latvia. He was one of the first to obtain the title of certified European ergonomist (Eur.Erg.) in Latvia.

His scientific and professional activities in the field of occupational health and safety, including ergonomics, has been highly appreciated at the University of Latvia, the Latvian Academy of Sciences, as well as in the wider world (International Ergonomics Association, FEES – Federation of European Ergonomics Societies, CREE – Centre for Registration of European Ergonomists).

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