Ergonomics for managing work-related stress

For the two-year period of 2014 and 2015 the Federation of the European Ergonomics Societies (FEES) has decided to support the European campaign "Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress",Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress

 organized by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).

18th Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference

March 16 – 19, 2015
Nashville, Tennessee

Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) 2014

This conference will provide you with an opportunity to:

Ergonomics in OSHwiki, the new EU-OSHA knowledgebase

OSHwiki is a reliable source of ergonomics and more OSH information. Contributors include many national organisations for occupational safety and health as well as leading research institutes and accredited authors can create and edit content quickly and easily.

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EU-OSHA Campaign Partner Benchmarking Event

In the context of the “Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2014-2015” a partnership meeting about “Leadership training and OSH competence of all responsible actors” was held on 2th of July 2014 in Amsterdam.

Information on the FEES COUNCIL meeting held on July 20th, 2014

At the recent council meeting of the Federation of the European Ergonomics Societies (FEES), hosted in Krakow with the support of the Polish Ergonomics Society, 15 delegates from 11 European ergonomic societies were present (coming from Austria, Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Russia and Switzerland).

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IEA2015 Call for abstracts open

IEA2015

19thTriennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2015) to be held from 9-14 August 2015 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Don't forget to submit your abstract by 30 November 2014

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Open positon at ETS

The ÉTS Department of Mechanical Engineering is seeking one professor of product design and development, or design of safe transportation equipment, capable of teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in areas related to product design and development.

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2014 Council meeting of Federation of the European Ergonomics Societies

The Council Meeting will be held on Sunday, 20th July 2014, Krakow, Poland. Please be aware of the date change.

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Healthy Workplaces Campaign Official Partnership

Federation of European Ergonomic Societies (FEES) is one of the 87 official partners of the EU-OSHA 2014-2015 Healthy Workplaces campaign.Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress

Healthy Workplaces campaigns are coordinated in more than 30 countries and are recognised as the

wMSD is still a major concern

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Amongst current workers exposure to stress is considered one of the main health and safety risks they face in their workplace (53%). It was followed by ergonomic risks. More than one quarter mention repetitive movements or tiring or painful positions (28%) while 24% mention lifting, carrying or moving loads on a daily basis.
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