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Chapter 15: Human Factors and Ergonomics Practice in Aviation: Assisting Human Performance in Aviation Operations

by Jean Pariès and Brenton Hayward Practitioner summary By nature a highly dynamic and intrinsically risky system, aviation has always manifested the need to consider HF/E very seriously. It first did this empirically, through trial and error, following intuitions, which … Continue reading

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Chapter 13: Human Factors and Ergonomics Practice in Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities

by Ken Catchpole and Shelly Jeffcott Practitioner summary The healthcare system is complex, opaque and prone to accidents. This provides exciting challenges and opportunities for the human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) practitioner. The current challenges faced by the healthcare HF/E practitioner … 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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