39. Human Factors and Ergonomics Audits

  1. Gavriel Salvendy3,4
  1. Colin G. Drury1 and
  2. Patrick G. Dempsey2

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch39

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Drury, C. G. and Dempsey, P. G. (2012) Human Factors and Ergonomics Audits, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch39

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Industrial Engineering, University at Buffalo: State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA

  2. 2

    Research Industrial Engineer, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Konstantina Doulgeraki Research Engineer, Institute of Computer Science, Foundation for Research and, Technology—Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Crete, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350



  • human factors, ergonomics audits;
  • inspecting, checking, auditing;
  • auditing, application to human factors;
  • audit systems, and design requirements;
  • audit systems in practice


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