Research on Human Factors

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Running Head: ReportContentsIntroduction.................................................................................................................................................2Human factors contributing to job performance..........................................................................................2Importance of workplace quality and safety in healthcare sector.................................................................5Critical analysis...........................................................................................................................................7Overview of human error theory.................................................................................................................8Conclusion...................................................................................................................................................9References.................................................................................................................................................101
Running Head: ReportIntroductionThis study helps in analyzing the human factors contributing to the job performance. The humanfactor is generally known as comfort-design and system which is the practice of designingsystem and products.This helps in understanding the importance of human factors and safetyculture in Healthcare. This report comprises of the innovative ideas related to the development ofhuman factors and safety culture to include the passage of work related to the development ofhuman factors and safety culture. Detailed report on the importance of workplace quality andsafety in the Healthcare sector is also included. At last; the critical analysis of human factorscontributing to the job performance and the importance of workplace quality and safety inHealthcare sector is scrutinized.Human factors contributing to job performanceThe science of contributing human factors and their work performance is called Ergonomics.This science helps in evaluating the capabilities of the human by putting people at first.Ergonomics defines aims to make all the information, equipment, task, and the environment,flexible to each employee or worker. There is a range of factors which need to be considered toapproach the suitable person and their work. The following are the contributing factors:An insistent and peremptory request on the workers to perform the activities,work, pacing, fatigue, and workload[ CITATION AAr17 \l 1033 ].The tool used in terms of Shape, display, size, and its application for the task.2
Running Head: ReportThis also includes the type of information used and how the information can beaccessed, changed or presented[ CITATION GRo17 \l 1033 ].The physical environment comprising of vibration, noise, temperature, lightning,humidity, etc.The physical and psychological characteristics of an individual worker or employee contributingtowards the job performance are but, not limited to, strength, Fitness health, training, experience,personality, mental abilities, senses, body size and shape, knowledge, etc.The factors of organization and social environment includes teamwork and team structure,resources, Communications, supervision, leadership and supporting management system. Toanalyze the abilities and limitations of the worker or the employee in terms of their jobsequipments limitations working environment and the interaction between the colleagues helps increating effective and productive work systems[ CITATION Dun67 \l 1033 ].Applying the ergonomics to the working environment, the organization can evaluate theimportance of how the human factors help in improving the health and safety. By implementingthe ergonomics to the working environment, the organization can reduce the potential foraccidents, and reduce the potential for ill health by improving the capacity to become adevelopment environment, thereby improving the performance and productivity. This also helpsin reducing the illness at the work environment such as headaches, shoulders, back damage,hearing loss, and work related asthma.The following are the problems which the economic and human factors solve in the workingenvironment.3
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