MGT8014 Human Factors
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.
This course provides basic information and knowledge about the human factor and promotes general loss prevention perspectives and insights based upon such knowledge. Topics covered include: anatomy and body systems, human anthropometry, ergonomics, the human machine interface and workplace layout and design, accident statistics and the rate trend and kinds of accidents that impact on the human body, the psychology of work, and implementing an ergonomics programme.