How is HFE implemented?

For HFE tools, methods and guidelines for assessing working conditions and implementing improvements click here.

Practical Examples

A good way to understand human factors / ergonomics is to learn from HFE in practice. Click the tabs below to find out about some successful HFE projects.

The ergonomic bench for backstrap weavers provides a culturally, environmentally and economically viable alternative to traditional work methods. Indigenous women report relief of pain, improved quality and increased productivity. Local people make the adjustable, rocking bench independently, and communities are empowered.