BAE Systems

We have world leading human factors integration skills that can be employed in the design of user-centred security solutions.

27 Jan 2022

About us

Established: 1990
Indemnity: Company
Chartered ergonomists: 4
Other ergonomists: 6
Staff: 15

BAE Systems has world leading human factors integration skills that can be employed in the design of user-centred security solutions.

The BAE Systems Human Factors Integration (HFI) team comprises ergonomists, applied psychologists and systems engineers, whose skills and expertise are used to develop practical and cost effective solutions in both defence and civil markets. BAE Systems currently lead the UK Defence Human Capability Science & Technology Centre (DHCSTC), the UK MoD’s Research programme which provides world leading defence research across a number of human capability themes.

The Human Factors team uses scientific tools, techniques and processes to assess human capabilities, limitations and interactions with technologies and environments to help improve the design of products, processes and systems. We conduct research and consultancy for both UK and International clients.

Areas of work

  • Cognitive Ergonomics, Complex Tasks
  • Computer software ergonomics
  • Computer terminals – design & layout
  • Design& layout of displays/controls
  • Human Computer Interface design & assessment
  • Human reliability
  • Industrial design applications
  • Industrial/commercial workplace design
  • Management & Ergonomics
  • Manual handling of loads – safety & training
  • Office ergonomics & design
  • Physiological aspects & medical ergonomics
  • Product design & consumer ergonomics
  • Risk assessments – various work stations
  • Sociotechnical systems & ergonomics
  • Systems Analysis
  • Task analysis
  • Training for management & staff
  • Usability assessments
  • User requirements & guidance
  • Work-related musculoskeletal problems
  • Vehicle & transport ergonomics