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Member of the Board of the Latvian Ergonomics Society, prof. Henrijs Kalkis talks about the impact of ergonomics on business. Prof. Henrijs Kalkis has studied and done an internship outside Latvia for several years.. He is now the director of the new professional bachelor’s study program “Industrial Engineering”. Often the first associations with the word...
Nowadays, stress is an integral part of everyday life. In small doses, it motivates thinking and action. But if there is too much stress, it negatively affects a person’s physical and mental well-being. At present, the Latvian society does not have sufficient information about preventive measures to reduce or prevent stress, psychophysical self-regulation techniques. Therefore,...
Many have heard of computer ergonomics, but few have thought about its essence. Computer ergonomics allows an institution, company or other work organization to skillfully organize and manage work processes, provide employees with an orderly and healthy work environment, achieve the set goals, gain an efficient workforce and a positive reputation. Scientists have shown that...
Short annotation: We live in an age of rapid environmental, demographic and technological change. The introduction of new work models and new technologies has created new challenges for ergonomics professionals. Every sector of the economy is increasingly focused on increasing productivity, technological development, ensuring entrepreneurship and the long-term competitiveness of the organization. Production automation and...
Dr. Henrijs Kalkis is board member of Latvian Ergonomics Society and assistant professor at the University of Latvia and carries out the research at the Penn State university.  The full article is available HERE
26-27 June 2017 The conference “Workers and creativity: How to improve working conditions by participative methods” organised jointly by the Federation of European Ergonomics Societies (FEES), the European Trade Union Institute (ETUI), the Belgian Ergonomics Society (BES) and the Centre for Registration of European Ergonomics (CREE) with the support of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA)...
On November 10, 2017, The Library of the University of Latvia organized the event “Atom, Energy and Marie Curie phenomenon”. Main aim was to introduce the outstanding scientist Marie Curie and her family. The exhibition is displayed in the Library of Natural Sciences (Nature House, Jelgavas street 1, Riga). Professor Valdis Kalkis family was invited...
In collaboration with Latvian Ergonomics Society and Master study program “Work Environment and expertise” Venue:  20th of February, 2015, 3:00 PM, University of Latvia, Faculty Of Chemistry, K. Valdemara Street 48, room 52 (3rd floor) Session Leaders: professor Ženija Roja and assistant professor Henrijs Kaļķis Conference language: Latvian Conference handout materials (in Latvian): Uldis Stepēns. Darba...

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