TableĀ 2

Examples of HFE design principles

Focus of HFEExamples of HFE design principles
Physical HFETo minimise perception time, decision time, and manipulation time
To reduce or mitigate need for excessive physical exertion
To optimise opportunities for physical movement
Cognitive HFETo ensure consistency of interface design
To match between technology and the user's mental model
To minimise cognitive load
To allow for error detection and recovery
To provide feedback to users
Organisational HFETo provide opportunities to workers to learn and develop new skills
To allow worker control over work system
To support worker access to social support
To involve users in system design
  • HFE, human factors and ergonomics.