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MGT8014 Human Factors

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business and Law
School or Department : School of Management and Marketing
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Other requisites

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/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

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, the psychology of work, and implementing an ergonomics programme.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2012 External
Semester 2, 2012 Online