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|Title:||Forensics cases highlight human variability in product use|
|Citation:||Peacock, B. (2012-07). Forensics cases highlight human variability in product use. Ergonomics in Design 20 (3) : 19-22. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1177/1064804612445007|
|Abstract:||In this article, I present six forensics human factors/ergonomics cases that are typical of many situations in which the defendant had no intent to harm the plaintiff and the plaintiff made a (perhaps foreseeable) mistake. Human factors/ergonomics arguments on both sides delved into the latent hazards associated with the product or system design and operation. In some of the cases, the design decision was made for a reasonable purpose, but the safety trade-off was either not considered or simply ignored. In other cases, the "victim" did not behave as intended but did behave in a foreseeable way. © 2012 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society.|
|Source Title:||Ergonomics in Design|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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