1st Edition

Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors 2014 Proceedings of the international conference on Ergonomics & Human Factors 2014, Southampton, UK, 7-10 April 2014

Edited By Sarah Sharples, Steven Shorrock Copyright 2014
    512 Pages
    by Taylor & Francis

    512 Pages
    by Taylor & Francis

    The broad and developing scope of human factors and ergonomics - the application of scientific knowledge to improve people’s interaction with products, systems and environments - has been illustrated for 28 years by the books which make up the Contemporary Ergonomics series.
    This book presents the proceedings of the international conference – Ergonomics and Human Factors 2014. In addition to being the leading event in the UK that features ergonomics and human factors across all sectors, this is also the annual meeting of the Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors.
    Individual papers provide insight into current practice, present new research findings and form an invaluable reference source. The volumes provide a fast track for the publication of suitable papers from international contributors, with papers being subject to peer review since 2009 and selected by the conference programme committee.
    A wide range of topics are covered in these proceedings including workload, human capability, systems, product design, manufacturing systems, behaviour change, health and wellbeing, organisational culture, smart environments and sustainability, transport and musculoskeletal disorders.
    As well as being of interest to mainstream ergonomists and human factors specialists, Contemporary Ergonomics and Human Factors will appeal to all those who are concerned with people's interactions with their working and leisure environment including designers, manufacturing and production engineers, health and safety specialists, occupational, applied and industrial psychologists, and applied physiologists.


    Donald Broadbent Lecture
    Human Capability
    K. Carr

    Institute Lecture
    Ergonomics, resilience and reliability – to ERR is human . . .
    J. Berman

    Keynote Lecture
    Making better things: The role of human factors in user experience design (or vice versa?)
    D.J. Gilmore

    Plenary Lectures
    Socio-technical thinking and practice – Being braver!
    C. Clegg

    The global economic recession: Impact on workplace safety and health
    J. Devereux

    Culture, control and leadership
    Insider attacks: The human factors dimension – Learning conflict resolution lessons from industry to counter insider attacks in Afghanistan
    R. Meeks, P. Newman & C. Skelton

    Visual meaning for leadership – A case study
    P. Nock & J. Burton

    Hazards, risk and comfort
    Perception of self-motion headings when subjected to near-threshold visual and inertial motion
    B. Bao & R.H.Y. So

    Factors contributing to the perceived slipperiness rating
    W.-R. Chang, M.F. Lesch, C.-C. Chang & S. Matz

    The study on effectiveness of bamboo charcoal for improving work efficiency in learning environment
    H. Nishimura, Z.Wang, A. Endo, A. Goto & N. Kuwahara

    Predictors of injury amongst white-water raft guides working in the UK
    I.Wilson, H. McDermott & F. Munir

    HF in high value manufacturing systems
    Using SHERPA to inform the design of intelligent automation for TIG welding
    W. Baker

    Human Factors analysis in risk assessment: A survey of methods and tools used in industry
    N. Balfe & M.C. Leva

    Investigating the impact of product orientation on musculoskeletal risk in aerospace manufacturing
    S.R. Fletcher & T.L. Johnson

    A computer software method for ergonomic analysis utilising non-optical motion capture
    T.L. Johnson & S.R. Fletcher

    Relationships between degree of skill, dimension stability, and mechanical properties of composite structure in hand lay-up fabrication method
    T. Kikuchi, Y. Tani, Y. Takai, A. Goto & H. Hamada

    Ergonomics issues arising from the ‘Next Manufacturing Revolution’
    M.A. Sinclair & C.E. Siemieniuch

    Users’ understanding of industrial robot gesture motions and effects on trust
    G. Tang, G. Charalambous, P.Webb & S.R. Fletcher

    An evaluation of the ergonomic physical demands in assembly work stations: Case study in SCANIA production, Angers
    M. Zare, M. Croq, A. Malinge-Oudenot & Y. Roquelaure

    HF in product design
    Referability: Making things easy to refer to
    G. Andresen & Ø. Veland

    Analysis of human factors issues relating to the design and function of bicycles
    D. Covill, E. Elton, M. Mile & R. Morris

    Human Factors and Product Design: Uncomfortable allies
    E. Elton

    Playing in the park: Observation and co-design methods appropriate to creating location based games for children
    C. Grundy, L. Pemberton & R. Morris

    Beyond box ticking – The role of Human Factors in design
    D.P. Jenkins

    Human Factors contributions to consumer product safety
    B.B. Novak

    Lifelong health and wellbeing
    Evaluating the universal navigator with consumers with reduced mobility, dexterity & visual acuity
    P.N. Day, J.P. Johnson, M. Carlisle & G. Ferguson

    Healthy ageing in the construction industry; background and preliminary findings
    S. Eaves, D.E. Gyi &A.G.F. Gibb

    Efficacy evaluation of recreational picture colouring in elderly nursing home patients
    S. Kawabata, M. Nasu, A. Yamamoto & N. Kuwahara

    User-centred design of patient information for hospital admissions and patient experience
    A.R. Lang, T.C. Kwok, E. Fioratou, I. LeJeune & S. Sharples

    Retained guidewires in central venous catheterisation: An analysis of omission errors
    Y.-C. Teng, J.Ward, T. Horberry, V. Patil & J. Clarkson

    NHS managers’ utilisation of information resources to support decision-making in shift work
    E. Mowbray, P.Waterson & R. McCaig

    As I am now, so shall you become

    Musculoskeletal disorders
    Ergokita: Analysis of the musculoskeletal strain of nursery school teachers
    E.-M. Burford, R. Ellegast, B.Weber, M. Brehmen, D. Groneberg, A. Sinn-Behrendt & R. Bruder

    Physiological workload and perceived exertion of female labourers in harvesting activities
    R. Salunke, S. Sawkar, R. Naik, P.R. Sumangala & K.V. Ashalatha

    Predicting isometric rotator cuff muscle activities from arm postures and net shoulder moments
    X. Xu, R.W. McGorry & J.-h. Lin

    Smart environments & sustainability
    How do malfunctions in ‘smart environments’ affect user performance?
    K.F.K. Narul & C. Baber

    Creating a lasting commitment to sustainable living
    H. Taylor,W.I. Hamilton & C. Vail

    Systems: Preparing for the future
    Introduction to Human Factors Integration and a brief historical overview
    R.S. Bridger & P. Pisula

    HFI training for systems engineering professionals
    E.-M. Hubbard, L. Ciocoiu & M. Henshaw

    Managing the lifecycle of your robot
    M.A. Sinclair & C.E. Siemieniuch

    A framework for human assessment in the defence system engineering lifecycle
    J. Astwood, K. Tatlock, K. Strickland &W. Tutton

    Transport: Journey experience
    Will autonomous vehicles make us sick?
    C. Diels

    Car and lift sharing barriers
    A.Woodcock, J. Osmond, J. Begley & K. Frankova

    Measuring quality across the whole journey 316
    A.Woodcock, N. Berkeley, O. Cats, Y. Susilo, G.R. Hrin, O. O’Reilly, I. Markuceviˇci¯ut˙e & T. Pimentel

    Transport: Operations
    Designing visual analytics for collaborative activity: A case study of rail incident handling
    T. Male & C. Baber

    The effect of driver advisory systems on train driver workload and performance
    D.R. Large, D. Golightly & E.L. Taylor

    ERTMS train driving-incab vs. outside: An explorative eye-tracking field study
    A. Naghiyev, S. Sharples, M. Carey, A. Coplestone & B. Ryan

    Vigilance evidence and the railway lookout
    L. Pickup, E. Lowe & S. Smith

    Understanding human decision making during critical incidents in dynamic positioning
    L.J. Sorensen, K.I. Øvergård & T.J.S. Martinsen

    Operators in tunnel control – Analyzing decisions, designing decision support
    S. Spundflasch & H. Krömker

    User systems
    The analysis of incidents related to automation failures and human factors in flight operations
    W.-C. Li, D. Durando & L.-Y. Ting

    Using N squared analysis to develop the functional architecture design for the High Speed 2 project
    P. Nock, E.Walters, N. Best &W. Fung

    Human Factors aspects of decommissioning: The transition from operation to demolition
    C. Pollard

    East: A method for investigating social, information and task networks
    N.A. Stanton

    User systems architectures, functions and job and task synthesis
    M. Tainsh

    Vehicle design
    Better vehicle design for all
    S. Karali, D. Gyi & N. Mansfield

    The motorcycle: A human operator influenced workstation
    M.I.N. Ma’arof, H. Rashid, A.R. Omar, S.C. Abdullah, I.N. Ahmad & S.A. Karim

    Motorcyclist muscle fatigue index: An effort to help reduce motorcycle accidents
    H. Rashid, M.I.N. Ma’arof, A.R. Omar, S.C. Abdullah, I.N. Ahmad & S.A. Karim

    Workload & vigilance
    Speaking under workload in first and second languages: Implications for training and design
    C. Baber & H. Liu

    Alarm vigilance in the presence of 80 dBa pink noise with negative signal-to-noise ratios
    B. Karunarathne, R.H.Y. So & A.C.S. Kam

    Continuous detection of workload overload: An fNIRS approach
    H.A. Maior, M. Pike, M.L.Wilson & S. Sharples

    Proposed decision model for contemporary memorials
    P. Davies, C.Williams & P.W. Jordan

    Relationship between visual aesthetics evaluation and selling price to Kimono ofYuzen-Zome
    T. Furukawa, Y. Takai, A. Goto, N. Kuwahara & N. Kida

    Level of comfort of customers affected by expert manicurist and non-expert manicurist
    S. Isobe, A. Endo, T. Ota & N. Kuwahara

    Ergonomics of parking brake application – Factors to fail?
    V.G. Noble, R.J. Frampton & J.H. Richardson

    Development of a Human Factors assessment framework for land vehicles
    R. Saunders Jones, K. Strickland &W. Tutton

    Author index


    Sarah Sharples