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International Ergonomics Association Virtual Congress June 13-18, 2021

We invite you to participate in the virtual congress organized by the International Ergonomics Association, which will take place June 13 -18, 2021. The congress will discuss current issues related to the human factor and ergonomics, industry 4.0. and the role of new 5G technologies. To apply for this congress, please submit your application on […]

University of Latvia scientific conference No. 79. session Ergonomics and Work Environment, Industrial Engineering

On March 5, 2021, the 79th scientific conference section of the University of Latvia “Ergonomics and Work Environment, Industrial Engineering” took place in cooperation with the Latvian Ergonomics Society. The conference section was held remotely and was attended by almost 80 participants. Presenters at the conference presented practical and theoretical research results and topics were […]

THE IMPACT OF ERGONOMICS ON BUSINESS

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 […]

Application of autogenous training in stressful situations in neurological practice

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, […]

Computer ergonomics and health promotion at work

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 […]

PUBLISHED SCIENTIFIC MONOGRAPH: THE HUMAN FACTOR AND ERGONOMICS AT WORK

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 […]

University of Latvia scientific conference No. 78. session Ergonomics and Work Environment, Industrial Engineering

Venue:  06th of March, 2020, University of Latvia, Faculty Of Chemistry, Jelgavas Street 1, Academic Center of Natural Sciences The conference section is organized to gain experience in scientific and practical research on the work environment, ergonomic risks in the work environment, which is closely related to the engineering sciences needed today. It will definitely be […]

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