ETUI / FEES project on Ergonomics and Machinery

Representatives of ETUI and FEES have met in March 2015 with the aim to set up a co-operation between FEES and ETUI in the field of the ergonomic design and use of machines.

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Both parties have presented their experiences and reflections in this field, taking into account ergonomic principles.

Institutes in Australia and New Zealand welcome visiting ergonomists

CREE 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.

ERGONOMICS AND CREATIVITY IN A HIGH PRESSURE AND UNPREDICABLE WORLD

A scientific workshop was organized June 2015 in Lisbon by the Portuguese Ergonomics Association, represented by Teresa Cotrim, co-organized with the Italian Ergonomics Association, represented by Sara Albolino, and supported by FEES, represented by Pascal Etienne.

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:

IEA 2015 Preliminary Program

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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.

Factors leading to musculoskeletal disorders are reported very frequently across all activity sectors

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.

Helsinki the capital of European ergonomics

CREEThe 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.

Report on PPE Working group meeting April 2015.

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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.

Ergonomics in EU standardisation Update 2015 Summer

On behalf of the Federation of European Ergonomics Societies Reinier Hoftijzer attended the CEN/TC 122 Ergonomics meeting 4 and 5 May 2015 in Prague.
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There were short reports by the convenor of the several working groups (WG). These were:

19th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference

March 21 - 24, 2016 at the Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, FL, USA.

Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) 2016

FEES Council Meeting Paris, 26th September 2015

The Council Meeting will be held on Saturday, 26th September 2015, Paris, France.
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