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AVSC 2130 Module 1
Terms in this set (25)
People, Environment, Actions, Resources
Software, Hardware, Environment, Liveware, and Liveware (again)
5 M Model
Mission, Man, Machine, Management, Media
High Risk Organization (Ex. Aviation, Health Care, Maritime, Offshore, Nuclear, & Construction)
1 Fatal Accident, 10 Accidents, 30 Reportable Incidents, 600 Incidents (for every 600 reported occurances there is one death)
a field that combines engineering and psychology and that focuses on understanding and enhancing the safety and efficiency of the human-machine interaction
Concerned with the analysis and evaluation of musculoskeletal factors.
Human factors barrow many methods used by the medical field to study human performance in the workplace (Ex. mental work load)
Behavioral and Cognitive Methods
Seek to dig deeper into human psychology, events, artifacts and tasks to better understand their effects on system safety and optimization
Social groups designated to work together as teams are studied and evaluated.
Examine the role that environmental factors play in an ergonomic system design, such as temperature, vibrations, smell, air quality, lighting, and noise
Seeks to look at a system as a whole, exploring the roles of all it's parts, functions, and all factors that effect the system.
the tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one would have foreseen it
Common reactions to failure:
Retrospective, Proximal, Counterfactual, Judgement
ergonomics/human factors consist of?
Human performance and limitations, human-machine interaction, role of teams, design related challenges, to optimize human performance, and results, environmental issues, holistic organization system approach which integrates micro and macro level interactions in a system
Select the four components of the SHELL model?
Software, hardware, environment, liveware
Besides identifying the requisite knowledge, skills and attitudes for a task, what else does a JTA provide?
It identifies instructions, tools, and other necessary resources.
What roles do ergonomists fill in HROs?
Provide suggestions to help balance production and safety goals
Select examples of "Resources" in PEAR.
Technical Manuals, Security Personnel
What should minor incidents be analyzed?
Identifying latent factors before they cause accidents
Why is Human Factors and Ergonomics considered an interdisciplinary area?
It involves many different sciences to address the challenges and problems faced by ergonomists.
Choose the two types of environments.
Why should minor physical discomforts be addressed?
If left unchecked they can turn into a serious injury.
Select the correct list of names for the elements of PEAR.
People, environment, actions, resources
The science of understanding how humans interact with other elements of a system is known as _____?
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