Travel back in time and explain the foundation of human factors and its historic value throughout the last 100 years. And finally, examine the need for human factors research, its meaning and purpose.
The term human factors have over time become increasingly used in many fields of human operations like technologies, psychology, engineering, Industrial design statistics, Aviation among others. It has come to realization that human error rather than the presumed mechanical failures, can account for the many accidents especially in aviation. This pa