Role of human factors in improving the workplace
Careers Previous     Next

Role of human factors in improving the workplace

Phil Gurnett Nurse and human factors and simulation training officer, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

Human factors and ergonomics can improve nurses’ workplaces and create safer, streamlined services

In the UK, human factors and ergonomics are interchangeable terms. Both look at the way humans interact with each other and the systems and processes in which we live and work.

Nursing Management. 28, 3, 18-19. doi: 10.7748/nm.28.3.18.s12

Want to read more?

Subscribe for unlimited access

Try 1 month’s access for just £1 and get:

Your subscription package includes:
  • Full access to the website and the online archive
  • Bi-monthly digital edition
  • RCNi Portfolio and interactive CPD quizzes
  • RCNi Learning with 200+ evidence-based modules
  • 10 articles a month from any other RCNi journal
Subscribe
RCN student member? Try Nursing Standard Student
Already subscribed? Log in

Alternatively, you can purchase access to this article for the next seven days. Buy now

Or