TIAM at national seminar Ergonomics Around Us

01 March 2011

The national seminar Ergonomics Around Us was held on the 15th  February 2011 in Prague at the ground of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. The expert seminar was organized by the Czech Ergonomic Association. The seminar focused on current issues of ergonomics addressed in Czech Republic.

Discussed topics:
• New approaches to the ergonomics of environment
• Ergonomic requirements for desks for work with display units
• Children working sitting – sitting at schools
• Ergonomics in a kitchen
• Issue of Home Office
• Information from the Government Council for Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and upcoming activities in the field of health and safety and ergonomics in the year 2011.

The expert seminar was attended by the members of the Czech Ergonomic Society, members of the Government Council for OSH and professionals dealing with ergonomics and its application in various industries. Ing. Tomas Görner from the University of West Bohemia (UWB) visited this seminar as the member of Czech Ergonomic Association in order to meet with other ergonomic experts. Mr Görner also presented actual project results of TIAM.

Great interest concerning the issiues of work-related musculoskeletal disorders, the main topic of TIAM project, has been registered among the seminar participants.