OCHS13008 Human Factors CQ26

Course description

This advanced level course examines relationships between the worker, their equipment and work environment. A team problem solving approach is used to assist learners in their discovery of the physical and cognitive realms of work. Topics covered include work physiology, manual handling and anthropometry; work organisation issues, for example, shift work and work load; equipment and job design parameters which promote cognitive compatibility. Case studies are used to help learners challenge their current understandings of the way complex systems are designed and used. It is a requirement of this course to have efficient and regular access to the CQU website and the internet.

Course at a glance

Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Health and Sciences
Career: Undergraduate
Units of credit: 6
Requisites: This course has no pre/co-requisites
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
EFTSL 0.12500

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