Chapter 42. Human Factors and Ergonomics Audits

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department2,3
  1. Colin G. Drury UB Distinguished Professor and Chair

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch42

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Drury, C. G. (2006) Human Factors and Ergonomics Audits, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch42

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. Department of Industrial Engineering, University at Buffalo: State University of New York, 438 Bell Hall, Buffalo, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • signal detection theory (SDT);
  • human factors audits;
  • human error audit

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Purpose

  • Inspecting, Checking, and Auditing

  • Inspection and Human Factors/Ergonomics

  • Checking and Checklists

  • Auditing with Specific Application to Human Factors

  • Conclusions

  • References