Organization profile

organization profile

The group's mission is to develop engineering solutions to improve occupational health and safety in organizations in order to ensure that people can access decent and quality jobs, free from all forms of discrimination and that stimulate the economy in suitable work environments. The group aspires to be a benchmark research team at the Latin American level as generators of solutions and knowledge in industrial engineering methods and techniques, and to promote the development of a culture of occupational health and safety in companies and institutions, promoting a collaborative and satisfactory work environment. 

Responsable of the group: Carlos Augusto Lizarraga Portugal

Research areas and lines

  • Health
  • Education
  • Business and services
  • Industrial development
  • Human capital formation
  • Innovation: technologies and products
  • Work and growth
  • Strategies and business behavior
  • Operations and logistics

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth