Evidence Bites: Human Factors

An evidence summary inspired by safety discussions held at the Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s Safety Summit

What is human factors? Human factors (sometimes called ergonomics) is the scientific study of the behaviour of individuals, their interactions with each other and with their environment. Human factors offers ways to minimise and mitigate human limitations to reduce error.

Date of publication: Nov 2017

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