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Chapter 12: Becoming a Human Factors/Ergonomics Practitioner

by Andrew Baird, Claire Williams and Alan Ferris Practitioner summary An effective human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) practitioner has a blend of knowledge, skills, abilities and other factors (KSAOs) that allow for the development of solutions to what are often complex client needs … Continue reading

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Chapter 2: The Nature of the Human Factors/Ergonomics Profession Today: An IEA Perspective

by Margo Fraser and David Caple Practitioner summary Human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) delineates itself from related professions via a design-driven systems approach with the dual outcomes of optimising human well-being and system performance. However, use of the terminology ‘human factors’ and … Continue reading

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