LES organized seminar “A modern perspective on ergonomic risks at work and preventive measures”

On October 20, 2023, the Latvian Ergonomics Society organised a seminar “Modern perspective on ergonomic risks at work and preventive measures”, in which not only LES members participated, but also students and former graduates of several LU study programmes.

Those present learned the latest trends in ergonomics in Latvia and the world. The presentations offered practical experience of ergonomic solutions in organisations. Listeners listened with interest to the physiotherapist’s recommendations to improve health at work.

The seminar reflected the following topics:

  • Current events in ergonomics, news

Ženija Roja, Henrijs Kaļķis, Latvian Ergonomics Society

  • Work ergonomic organisation and employee well-being

Ance Saulīte, KNAUF chief of Staff in the Baltics

  • Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders in the view of physiotherapist. Practical advice.

Marika Briede, Mg.sc., Arho Medicine Service physiotherapist

  • ErgoLean – an ergonomic and efficient business

Uldis Piekuss, Mg.sc., Member of the board of directors of the Business Efficiency Association

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