Learning About & Teaching Human Factors

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Accessible resources that can be adapted and used by health and social care educators to teach basic Human Factors principles and approaches and integrate these within training programmes and curricula.

Human Factors: A Quick Guide

Health Education England present a quick guide to Human Factors.

What is Ergonomics (Human Factors)?

What is Ergonomics? Find out how it makes life better. 

Please visit the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors to find out more.


Ergonomics (Human Factors) makes things effective

Ergonomics Everywhere is a short video by Professor Sarah Sharples, to view please select here.  

Human Factors and Ergonomics for Primary Care
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A brief overview of the scientific discipline of Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE).

Human Factors and Future Healthcare
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In this article, Human Factors specialists working in healthcare outline the contribution of human factors and ergonomics to the design and delivery of safe future healthcare.