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Chapter 23: Selling ‘Ergonomic’ Products: Different Approaches for Different Applications

by Guy Osmond Practitioner summary This chapter considers issues in the selling of ‘ergonomic products’, emphasising different approaches for different applications: individual, departmental and organisational. The supply of ‘ergonomic’ products is most effective in individual cases to address disabilities or … Continue reading

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Chapter 22: Human Factors and Ergonomics Practice in Inclusive Design: Making Accessibility Mainstream

by Edward Chandler and Phil Day  Practitioner summary The needs of disabled people in the information society have, in many respects, not been fully catered for as technology advances. This means that disabled people can become disenfranchised and risk social … Continue reading

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Chapter 21: Human Factors and Ergonomics Practice for Consumer Product Design: Differentiating Products by Better Design

by Dan Jenkins Practitioner summary The category of consumer products is incredibly diverse; it ranges from relatively simple products, such as toothbrushes, through to complex electronic devices, such as smartphones. Unlike the domains in which human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) was born … Continue reading

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