Technological innovation and organisational changes

inrs-conferenceThe conference will examine the potential impacts of technical innovation and the ensuing organisational changes on occupational health and safety in a context of work intensification, longer working lives, and an ageing population. In connection with prevention, the organisational changes associated with the three main types of emerging technological innovations will be addressed:

  • Communication technology, used to share information at the individual and group level (email, social media, shared platforms, etc.) in the working context;
  • The new computer-assisted production tools (physically assistive robots, digital technical support tools, augmented reality, drones, etc.);
  • Computer tools for management of production and information flows (Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and of health and safety (connected devices, etc.)