Human Factors

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Women as engineers: Engineering is essential to health, happiness and safety

MANILA, Philippines - Engineering may seem like a man’s world, but women throughout history have created an enduring legacy in the field, many overcoming discrimination to give rise to some of the most significant innovations. Through sheer ingenuity ... [Published Philippine Star - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Crises Show Need for Strategic Land Power

For the past several years, the U.S. Army has been struggling to define its purpose in what was expected to be a post-war environment marked by an aversion on the part of the American public to overseas military involvement, in general, and land wars, ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - 9 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Educated consumers more likely to use potentially unreliable online healthcare information

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 27-Aug-2014The last time you experienced worrisome medical symptoms, did you look for advice online before consulting a health-care professional? If so, you're not alone. Consumers are increasingly turning to forums, video-sharing ... [Published EurekAlert! - 11 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Single-Pilot Safety Standdown

Sponsored by NBAA and Textron AviationThe NBAA will draw upon the actual experiences of pilots with an emphasis on peer-to-peer information sharing. Safety-themed sessions will focus on issues specifically affecting single-pilot operations, including ... [Published National Business Aviation Association - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

A Conversation With FDA's Human Factors and Accessible Medical Technology Expert

Posted 05 June 2012By Zachary BrousseauThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff-Applying Human Factors and Usability Engineering to Medical Devices to Optimize Medical Device ... [Published Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 3 reports

Overly polite drivers, not roadworks, cause traffic jams

British motorists who are too polite or timid in their driving style are the cause of lengthy traffic jams across the UK, particularly when faced with roadworks or lane closures, according to a leading Heriot-Watt research scientist who found traffic ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Is your mobile phone secure?

Source: Supplied DODGY apps are the weakest link in mobile phone security, no matter which device you use, according to experts. As the market for mobile applications skyrockets, users are being warned they could unwittingly be exposing themselves to ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Surgeons are to be tested on 'people skills'

Surgeons are to be tested on their people skills for the first time in a bid to cut deaths that arise from poor teamwork, communication and leadership Surgeons will be tested on their leadership, communication, decision making and people skills for the ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Ten changes Ford says will ease 2015 F-150 ownership

Ford’s ‘human factor engineers’ improve pickup truck ergonomicsFord revealed some of the ergonomic details we'll find on the aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150 when it goes on sale this fall. The company said it conducted research into what customers want, and ... [Published Auto Week - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

New F-150 Design: Intuitive Detail Touches

Ford Design Team Focused On The Intuitve Features In 2015 F-150sIt’s all about touch and how we use our work trucks that were the focus of Ford’s design team that concentrates on the little things we never even think about.“If I do my job, the customer ... [Published Hard Working Trucks - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Human Factors
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

CHALMERS UNIVERSITY - Wheelchair for developing countries wins three design awards

Release date- 21082014 - The Student Project 'Alter the Wheel Chair' and its wheelchair Walter has once again caught attention and won several awards for its outstanding design.It was almost a year ago that Erik Ohlson and Christian Bremer , two Industrial ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 3 reports

Plane bearing remains arrive: Welcome home MH17

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22: The special Malaysia Airlines aircraft bearing the remains of 20 Malaysian victims of the MH17 tragedy touched down at the KL International Airport (KLIA) at 9.54 am today.The plane had departed Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport at 9.40 ... [Published The Malaysian Times - Aug 22 2014]

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"Regimens must be individualized for older adults according to their baseline level of conditioning and disability, and be instituted gradually and safely, particularly for elderly and poorly conditioned adults" said Dr. Vopat...
...Chalil Madathil, a research assistantassistant professor at Clemson University's Department of Industrial Engineering and one of the coauthors of "An Investigation of the Factors That Predict a Healthcare Consumer's Use of Anecdotal Information Available on the Internet."
According to the conference Chair, Roger May, Shift Charge Engineer at Magnox and Member of the Nuclear Power Committee: "This is an excellent opportunity to gain a detailed understanding of the current status of the UK nuclear energy industry and an insight into the most likely course of future developments."
...Director at the Oil Industry Safety Directorate (OISD) Hirak Dutta recommends increased reliability and buy-in to overcome challenges to PSM. "Safety is an integral part of Operations and Maintenance. Unless operation and maintenance reliability is improved, excellence in safety cannot be achieved. I would also emphasize some of the warning signals that we ignore during operations and maintenance which leads to unsafe situation."

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The Week in Brief 28 August 2014 [Published Aviation Business Asia Pacific - 44 mins ago]
Women as engineers: Engineering is essential to... [Published Philippine Star - 1 hour ago]
FDA Guidance Advises Device Makers to Think Abo... [Published Quality Digest - 3 hours ago]
Fighting the good fight [Published Vertical Magazine - 9 hours ago]
Crises Show Need for Strategic Land Power [Published Defense-Aerospace - 9 hours ago]
Educated consumers more likely to use potential... [Published Infrosoft - 10 hours ago]
Educated consumers more likely to use potential... [Published EurekAlert! - 11 hours ago]
Article: Q&A with Barry Boehm and Richard Turne... [Published InfoQ - 11 hours ago]
Frazer-Nash awarded UKMFTS contract [Published ADS Advance - 14 hours ago]
Single-Pilot Safety Standdown [Published National Business Aviation Association - 23 hours ago]
Clash of the Titans – Control of the Desktop ..... [Published Unified Communications Strategies - Aug 27 2014]
Barre Motion: Inside South Beach's New Hard-Cor... [Published Miami New Times - Aug 26 2014]
Conference aims to strengthen delivery of UK’s ... [Published Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Aug 26 2014]
Region's Process Safety Conference Lays Out Pro... [Published Zawya.com - Aug 26 2014]
Safety Signs and Markings Educational Lecture t... [Published EMoneyDaily - Aug 26 2014]
ATSB Confirms Fatigue Impairment of Rena Crew [Published World Maritime News - Aug 26 2014]
A Conversation With FDA's Human Factors and Acc... [Published Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society - Aug 26 2014]
Systems failures a factor in premature death [Published Wanganui Chronicle - Aug 25 2014]
Overly polite drivers, not roadworks, cause tra... [Published PhysOrg.com - Aug 25 2014]
The unsung heroes of Fukushima [Published Japan Times - Aug 25 2014]
Imaging in breast cancer [Published Australian Doctor - Aug 25 2014]
Ballarat pilots,Townsville and Cairns aviation ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 25 2014]
Polite drivers ‘make traffic jams worse’ [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Aug 25 2014]
Polite drivers cause queues [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 25 2014]
What We Know About How Apps Will Use Those Extr... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 24 2014]
Is your mobile phone secure? [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 24 2014]
Initial GE-222 crash investigation report indic... [Published Taiwan News Online - Aug 24 2014]
Surgeons are to be tested on 'people skills' [Published Telegraph - Aug 23 2014]
Normalization of Performance Deviations [Published IRMI - Aug 23 2014]
Ten changes Ford says will ease 2015 F-150 owne... [Published Auto Week - Aug 22 2014]
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2015 TRB 94th Annual Meeting: Workshop Information [Published Pipelines RSS Feed - Aug 18 2014]
Titles, dates, times, and brief descriptions for the more than 110 specialty workshops being held on Saturday, Sunday, and Thursday as part of the TRB 94th Annual Meeting, January 11-15, 2015, in Washington, D.C., are now available. Annual Meeting registration, ...
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Introduces... [Published PR Newswire: Auto & Transportation - Aug 15 2014]
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a landmark moment in its history, Embry-Riddle has won approval of its new Ph.D. in Human Factors degree program as well as an accompanying advancement to the highest level of accreditation ...
FAA to select Center of Excellence for Unmanned... [Published Green Car Congress - Aug 14 2014]
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to select competitively a Center of Excellence (COE) for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in fiscal year 2015. The goal is to create a cost-sharing relationship between academia, industry, and government ...
BSIDES LAS VEGAS 2014 - Booze, Devil's Advocate... [Published SecurityTube.Net - Aug 13 2014]
Our four intrepid debaters will tackle the most pressing issues facing the security community today, as suggested by you, our insightful audience. See them use their amazing powers of speech, logic, and insinuation to best each other. You vote for the ...
BSIDES LAS VEGAS 2014 - Booze, Devil's Advocate... [Published SecurityTube.Net - Aug 13 2014]
Our four intrepid debaters will tackle the most pressing issues facing the security community today, as suggested by you, our insightful audience. See them use their amazing powers of speech, logic, and insinuation to best each other. You vote for the ...
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Hip New Beanbags for 2013 Holiday Season Releas... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 18 2013]
Nanobiosym Health RADAR Brings Point-of-Diagnos... [Published PR inside - Oct 02 2013]
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