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On October 25, 2023, LES President Ženija Roja and board Member Henrijs Kaļķis welcomed colleagues from the Estonian University of life Sciences (Tartu, Estonia) for their 25-year anniversary since conducting study courses in ergonomics and speaking at an international seminar organised with the presentation “Organisational Ergonomics: Trends and challenges in modern Business Environment”.
Members of the LES participated in the Forum organised by Mission Zero on October 20, 2023, which addressed an important issue for employers and employees – physical health of human beings, health checks and preventive measures for the preservation of ability to work. LES Board and University of Latvia professors Ženija Roja and Henrijs Kaļķis...
Members of the Latvian Ergonomics Society, who are also academic staff of the University of Latvia, in cooperation with LU doctoral students, graduate students and undergraduate students,  as part of the night of scientists organized the event  “Human factor, ergonomics and effective business management” on September 29, 2023. Those interested were able to find out...
On September 21, 2023, LEB board Member Henrijs Kalkis appeared on Radio NABA “On behalf of Science” programme on the following topics: What should everyone know about human-environmental relationships, or ergonomics? Why follow the 20-20-20 principle? How will artificial intelligence affect the working environment? How do you think ergonomically? How do I stay healthy in...
On August 27, 2023, LES President Ženija Roja and board Member Henrijs Kaļķis took part in radio SWH’s “Mind will save the world” programme and talked about the following topics: How do I use smart devices responsibly? How does a computer threaten your health? How do I ergonomically set up a place of work or...
On April 28, 2023, the representative of the Latvian Ergonomics Society, Annija Pozņaka congratulated Lithuanian Ergonomics Association on the 10th anniversary of its existence and participated in the 3rd International Conference “Digital technologies and ergonomics” in Vilnius, Lithuania with a presentation “Contemporary Ergonomics and LEAN Management”.
A new book “LEAN Organized Workplace: 6S Practical Implementation” has been published. The co-authors of the book are LES members. In the book, the authors describe the key principles and practical tips of the LEAN 6S method, which will help improve well-being, safety and health, productivity and business efficiency in today’s organizations.
Digitization has rapidly entered modern life. Human, information and communication technologies (ICT) are an inseparable whole. This is a normal process of technological evolution and it is a reality in our lives. Is it good or bad? The authors have described the most important ergonomic solutions when working with digital devices, incl. working at a...
Referring to the great demand, we would like to inform you that additional copies of the book are available: Z.Roja, H.Kalkis “Human factor and ergonomics at work” (in Latvian). If you want to buy, please write to e-mail: info@ergonomika.lv The price of the book is 30 EUR.
Henrijs Kaļķis, a member of the Board of the Latvian Ergonomics Society, professor and researcher at the University of Latvia, is conducting a study entitled “Ergonomic stress indicators in contemporary technological work environment and possibilities of its improvement in social-technical system “Human-Machine-Environment””. The main goal of the research is to determine the indicators of ergonomic...
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