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Chapter 16: Human Factors Practice in Military Aviation: On Time and On Target

by Ben Cook and Ryan Cooper Practitioner summary The tactical application of human factors (HF) in a military aviation context presents practitioners with an array of challenges and opportunities to enhance operational effectiveness and safety outcomes. Military commanders require pragmatic, … Continue reading

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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 8: Organisational Contexts for Human Factors and Ergonomics in Practice

by Steven Shorrock and Claire Williams Practitioner summary The way HF/E fits within an organisation and interacts with other organisations is integral to HF/E in practice. In this chapter, we consider four broad contexts of HF/E practice via interviews with … Continue reading

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Chapter 7: Human Factors and Ergonomics Practitioner Roles

by Claire Williams and Steven Shorrock Practitioner summary Human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) practitioners do not all work in the same way. We take on various roles depending on the situation and context, and our own preferred ways of working. We … Continue reading

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