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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 […]

Seminar “Healthy nutrition and its role in health promotion”

On February 13, 2020, the Latvian Ergonomics Society organized a seminar “Healthy nutrition and its role in health promotion” in cooperation with Ewopharma, where Jolanta Ozola, Head of Ewopharma AG in Latvia, spoke in detail about the topic Healthy Nutrition and its role in health promotion. Ženija Roja, Henrijs Kaļķis (in Latvian) Mūsdienu aktualitātes ergonomikā Watch […]

Seminar organized by the Latvian Ergonomics Society in cooperation with SIA Lindstrom – “SIA Lindstrom experience: ergonomic solutions at work”

On September 19, 2019, the Latvian Society of Ergonomics organized a seminar in cooperation with SIA Lindstrom – “SIA Lindstrom experience: ergonomic solutions at work”. The seminar took place at SIA LINDSTROM, where the sales manager of SIA LINDSTROM told more about ergonomic solutions at work: Kalvis Indzers. During the seminar, visitors had the opportunity […]

Penn State University Professor Andris Freivalds guest lecture “Fundamentals of Ergonomics” and “Fundamentals of Ergonomics and Cognitive Ergonomics”

On May 30 and 31, 2019, guest lectures by Professor Andris Freivalds of the University of Pennsylvania “Fundamentals of Ergonomics” and “Fundamentals of Ergonomics and Cognitive Ergonomics” took place at the University of Latvia Nature House, Jelgavas Street 1. Pennsylvania State University Professor Andris Freivalds is a certified, professional ergonomist. He has developed research in […]

University of Latvia scientific conference No. 77. session Ergonomics and Work Environment, Industrial Engineering

In collaboration with Latvian Ergonomics Society and Master study program “Work Environment and expertise” Venue:  08th of March, 2019, University of Latvia, Faculty Of Chemistry, Jelgavas Street 1, Academic Center of Natural Sciences Session Leaders: professor Ženija Roja and associate professor Henrijs Kaļķis Conference language: Latvian Conference handout materials (in Latvian): Henrijs Kaļķis ERGONOMISKĀS SLODZES INDIKATORI […]

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