09 Feb 2023

Making human factors and ergonomics work in health and social care: chapter 3

Designing tasks for human performance

This download is the third of three chapters of a book which complements the CIEHF's Healthcare Learning Pathway and is intended as a practical resource for students.

The book aims to provide well-founded, practical guidance to those responsible for leading and implementing human factors programmes and interventions in health and social care.

Chapter 3 objectives and learning outcomes:

  • To describe the human contribution to task performance.
  • To analyse systematically the impact of human performance on key vulnerabilities in the task.
  • To reflect critically on the impact of work system and environmental factors on human performance.
  • To assess the relative strengths and weaknesses of interventions aimed at improving human performance.

File type: PDF
Length: 27 pages

To support the development of the book, the authors welcome your thoughts, ideas and comments on the content.


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