News from IFA

  • IFA at STAMI: chemical and biological work environment IFA at STAMI: chemical and biological work environmentIn May and June 2019, we went to Norway to spend one week (two weeks respectively) at the Norwegian National Institute of Occupational Health (STAMI) in Oslo. This exchange was an extraordinary and exciting experience for us and we are very thankful for this opportunity. We ...
  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) International 2020 Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) International 2020Similar to previous years, a parallel session on “Occupational Safety and Health and Human-System Interaction” will be part of HCI International 2020 (http://2020.hci.international/) with the affiliated 11th International Conference on Digital Human Modeling and Applications in Health, Safety, Ergonomics and Risk Management. You are cordially invited ...
  • IFA: Reference material for workplace air measurements IFA: Reference material for workplace air measurementsReference materials are becoming increasingly important for workplace air measurements as they are absolutely essential for calibration and quality control processes, as well as for verification of the accuracy and reliability of analytical results. Owing to the complexity of their manufacture, reference materials for measurements ...
  • IFA: 3d Printers IFA: 3d PrintersFor some years, additive manufacturing (AM) has been the subject of a considerable hype in the media under the buzzwords of 3D printers or rapid prototyping and manufacturing. Additive manufacturing methods include any method in which a substance is built up in layers in order to ...
  • Occupational Safety and Health and Human-Computer Interaction Occupational Safety and Health and Human-Computer InteractionYou are cordially invited to consider submitting a paper and participating in the parallel session “Occupational Safety and Health and Human-Computer Interaction” at HCI International 2019 (http://2019.hci.international/). Papers addressing HCI as well as OSH and combining both topics will be given priority. This session aims at ...
  • IFA: a new web portal on indoor workplaces IFA: a new web portal on indoor workplacesIndoor workplaces are found in a wide variety of working environments such as offices, sales areas, hospitals, schools and preschool childcare facilities, and libraries. By definition, tasks involving hazardous substances (such as those encountered in a chemical laboratory) are not performed at such workplaces, nor ...
  • IFA: A simple device for displaying whole-body vibration IFA: A simple device for displaying whole-body vibrationThe operation of vehicles gives rise to vibration. Workers who drive vehicles at work are consequently exposed to whole-body vibration. The level of exposure may vary according to a number of factors, such as the driving style, the adjustment of the driver’s seat, and the ...
  • IFA: Too much sun while working outdoors? GENESIS-UV might offer a solution IFA: Too much sun while working outdoors? GENESIS-UV might offer a solutionPeople have worked outdoors in large numbers since time immemorial, whether in construction, agriculture or other areas, and are exposed there to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. UV radiation is a part of our everyday live. Exposure to it should however be reduced to ...

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