Human Factors & Ergonomics in Health & Social Care Hub

At least 5 people die every minute because of unsafe care (WHO, 2019).

Understanding Human Factors and Ergonomics is a key element of building a better patient safety system. Training in Human Factors and Ergonomics as part of safety system design, incident investigation and solution development has long been recognised as important (Care Quality Commission, 2018)

The world-leading HFE research at Loughborough University is used by governments, clinical providers and educators leading to a systematic and profound change in occupational and patient safety practice.

Since 2000 our rigorous and robust outputs have influenced national and international standards as well as the commercial world for product design, building design.