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Slovak Professor Awarded 2018 Ergonomics Practitioner of the Year

Juraj Sinay Named Winner of the 2018 Ergonomics Practitioner of the Year Award

Slovak Professor Awarded 2018 Ergonomics Practitioner of the Year Award 

The Winner of the 2018 Ergonomics Practitioner of the Year Award is Professor Juraj Sinay, DrSc from the Technical University of Kosice in the Slovak Republic.  The Foundation for Professional Ergonomics (FPE) presents the annual award to recognize colleagues who have demonstrated outstanding contributions to the practice of ergonomics through their professional lifetime achievements and/or specific implementation projects. 

Juraj has had a long and distinguished career at the Kosice university.  He has been there for over 40 years and has held the positions of Rector and Vice-Rector.  He is currently the Vice-Rector for International Relations, Public Affairs and Marketing.  His many publications include Safety Management in a Competitive Business Environment (Ergonomics Design & Mgmt. Theory & Applications). The award was presented in December 2019 at the XXXIII Conference of New Trends in Safety and Health in Strbske Pleso, the Slovak Republic.


FPE Director, Waldemar Karwowski, presents the
2018 Ergonomics Practitioner of the Year award to Juraj Sinay.

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