LEB seminar “Personal Protective Equipment Compliance: ergonomics and innovation” in cooperation with RTU PPE Laboratory


On the 13th of June 2024, the Latvian Ergonomics Society in cooperation with the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Laboratory of Riga Technical University (RTU) organised a seminar “Personal Protective Equipment Compliance: ergonomics and innovations”.

Professor Inga Dāboliņa, Head of the RTU PPE Laboratory, shared the latest developments in PPE testing and test application. LEB members had the opportunity to get acquainted with the laboratory’s capabilities – it is the only broad-spectrum personal protective equipment, textiles and textile testing and evaluation laboratory in Latvia, its equipment – about 80 different devices – is unique at the world level. It also carries out anthropometric and ergonomic tests and research, and develops new technologies, sustainable and ergonomic materials and products for the growth of the textile industry and Latvia as a whole. The laboratory provides high-level testing services for the certification of personal protective equipment, objective and independent testing of textiles and textile products and interpretation of results, as well as professional expertise in accordance with Latvian, European and international regulations and standards.

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