KIN3161Human Factors in Ergonomic Design3 ch (3C) [W]

This course introduces the physical, biomechanical, psycho-social and cognitive demands on workers in both office and industrial settings. Through lectures, student projects and review of current research, the role of proper human factors as a component of the improvement of health and well-being of the worker are explored. The understanding of human physical and psychological capabilities and limitations are incorporated in proper ergonomic design of the workplace environment.