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HKE rep[resented at 19th Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association

Date Released: Mon, 17 August 2015 12:46 +0200

Over 1000 delegates had registered and a huge variety of talks were presented during 14 to 15 parallel sessions.

The most prominent topic areas included Organizational Management and Design, Work-related musculoskeletal disorders, Ergonomics in Safety and Health, Ergonomics in the Healthcare Sector, in Mining and Transport, just to name a few.

Other South African delegates included ESSA chairman Prof. Andrew Thatcher from WITS, Prof. John Smallwood from NMMU and Ex-HKE student Casey de Grey-Birch, now working for ErgoTech.

Dr Zschernack presented on cultural considerations in use of mobile telephones, and Professor Goebel expanded on western managerial styles in an African context (pictured below).


The South African contingent are pictured here in attendance at the congress' gala dinner: -

Source: HKE