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The information on the following projects is available on this website. More information can be retrieved from linked pages.


Future of Human Factors and Ergonomics Taskforce (2015-)


IEA Future of Ergonomics Committee (2010-2012)
Under the auspice of the Development and Promotion Standing Committee, an ad hoc committee was assembled to examine our field and future directions.
The final report from this project can be downloaded on the Publications page.

Professional Standards and Education Standing Committee Documents (2001-03)
PS&E Committee produced four documents related to the certification of professional ergonomists during the 2001-03 term. These documents included (i) Minimum Criteria for the Process of Certification of an Ergonomist - 2001, (ii) Full Version of Core Competencies in Ergonomics - 2001, (iii) Certifying Body Compliance with Accreditation of Certifying Bodies, and (iv) Guidelines on Professional Training and Recognition in Ergonomics – 2003.

IEA Good Practices Database (2011-2012)
The Professional Standards and Education Standing Committee took initiative in disseminating good ergonomic practices for educational purposes.

Mutual Recognition of Certification Bodies of Professional Ergonomists (2009-2012)
The Professional Standards and Education Standing Committee formed a subcommittee to explore the possibility of mutual recognition among the certification bodies and to review the IEA certification process for compatibility with mutual recognition findings.

IEA Checkpoints 2nd Edition (2006-2010)
Following preceding efforts of developing Ergonomics Checkpoints, we launched a second edition as a further demonstration of partnership and commitment between the IEA and the International Labor Organization (ILO).

Ergonomic Checkpoints in Agriculture (2007-2-12)
In 2007, the IEA and the International Labor Organization (ILO) jointly hosted a workshop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to develop Ergonomic Checkpoints relating to Agriculture, which was followed by a series of efforts.

IEA/ICOH Collaboration in Publishing Ergonomic Guidelines
After many years of work from many dedicated individuals, the IEA and the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) jointly published “Ergonomic Guidelines”.

4C Association and ECOM – Coffee bean harvesting project in Nicaragua (2009-2012)
One of the highlights for the IEA 2009-12 executive was a Lighthouse Project, which demonstrated the value of ergonomics, especially in Industrially Developing Countries (IDCs).