ESSA currently has a membership of 80. ESSA was formally established in 1985. The comprehensive history of the Society is available here. Members of the organization come from a number of different disciplines and areas of ergonomics. Membership is encouraged from: academics and all those involved in sectors of industry, agriculture, commerce, occupational health and indeed all working environments.
All members are encouraged to be active participants; please send your achievements and activities within your personal areas. If you have any problems or queries send them through and let's see where we can help. As ESSA is a non-profit organisation, the membership fees are only R325 (full membership with printed journal) or R250 (full membership with electronic journal) and R100 for student membership.
The ESSA banking details are as follows:
Ergonomics Society of South Africa
First National Bank, Grahamstown
Branch Code: 210717
Account No: 55850007079
Proof of payment can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
All members will receive quarterly newsletters plus the ergonomics SA journal. For both of these we need input from YOU. We will also keep you informed of international activities and forthcoming events/conferences.