|Human Factors and Ergonomics
On-line access to Institute of Medicine publication "To Err is Human, Building a Safety Health System" (2000).
Information regarding credentialing in Ergonomics including the requirements for certification, contact information, upcoming exams, application kit and a search feature to locate CPE/CHFP, CEA and AEP/AHFP professionals by name, state, expertise and products.
A scrapbook of illustrated examples of things that are hard to use because they do not follow human factors principles.
An interview with ergonomist Joyce Stenstrom about how ergonomics relates to the Alexander Technique as a field of study and as a profession.
Ergonomics and human factors professionals resources regarding workplace hazards, medical management, laws and standards, tools, and training. Subscription required to access full text of documents.
An illustrated collection of Human Factors/Ergonomics in design. Examples include room numbers, nuclear power plant control rooms, aircraft warnings, sidewalks, aircraft instruments.
The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Research Development & Human Factors Laboratory (RDHFL), located at the William J. Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is a state-of-the-art research facility designed specifically to support research in aviation human factors. Site includes information on facilities and equipment and virtual reality research.
Passive thinking finds no safe place in the workplace, especially among professional decision makers. An article by Michael Gaspard.
From the Federal Aviation Administration Office of Aviation Medicine. Site includes documents, research and development, training, job aids, and conference information.
US FDA guidance document for industry and FDA premarket and design control reviewers. Medical Device Use-Safety: Incorporating Human Factors Engineering into Risk Management.