E&HF group in Chile

pa.pngThe E&HF group coordinator, Pedro Arezes, traveled to Chile in the scope of research project coordinated by the University of Valparaíso on the topic of Ageing within the working population. This project has been coordinated by Ignacio Castellucci, an Associate Professor at the University of Valparaíso, member of the E&HF group and an alumnus from the University of Minho, and it involves the participation of the University of Minho, through Pedro Arezes, as well as the participation of the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, through Martin Lavallière.

During his visit to Chile, Pedro Arezes has given several lectures, including one at the Medicine Faculty of the University of Valparaíso, where he addressed the topics of “Obesity as a risk factor for WRMSDs during Manual Vertical Handling tasks”, and one at the headquarters of Mutual de Seguridad CChC, in Santiago de Chile.

Pedro Arezes was also invited by Sochergo, the Chilean Society of Ergonomics, to address a lecture entitled “Ergonomia de interfaces y nuevos retos para el diseño de interfaces hombre-máquina” (photo above).

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