Definitions for "HUMAN FACTORS"
Human capabilities and limitations to the design and organization of the work environment. Primarily attributed to errors, but also a consideration in the design of workflow and processes. The study of human factors can help identify operations susceptible to human error and improve working conditions to reduce fatigue and inattention.
The interaction between people and machine or the interaction among people that adds the real-time element to any simulated operation.
Human factors is also known as ergonomics. Information regarding human behavior, abilities, and limitations. These characteristics can be applied to system design, tasks, machines, tools, and environments to enhance user efficiency, safety, and productivity .