Human Factors/Ergonomics (Safety Science)

An accredited 1-hour online introduction to show how human factors contributes to improving health and social care work.

Patient Safety Level 1

Produced by Loughborough University and NHS Education for Scotland.

Discuss the use of Human Factors as a ‘way of thinking’ about everyday work and how it relates to health and social care. Think about how Human Factors can improve the performance and well-being of people (patients and staff), teams and organisations by design and an integrated systems approach. Plan to use Human Factors to help with your safety challenges.