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Disaster ergonomics: human factors in COVID-19 pandemic emergency management.

Sasangohar F, Moats J, Mehta R, et al. Disaster ergonomics: human factors in COVID-19 pandemic emergency management. Hum Factors. 2020:18720820939428. Epub 2020 Jul 11. doi: 10.1177/0018720820939428.

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August 19, 2020
Sasangohar F, Moats J, Mehta R, et al. Hum Factors. 2020;62(7):1061-1068.

This article discusses the role of human factors and ergonomics in disaster management and mitigating challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Key points highlighted include the use of systems approaches, improving system-wide communication and coordination, reconceptualizing expertise development, implementing agile training methods, mitigating occupational hazards, and improving procedures for disaster management tasks.

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Sasangohar F, Moats J, Mehta R, et al. Disaster ergonomics: human factors in COVID-19 pandemic emergency management. Hum Factors. 2020:18720820939428. Epub 2020 Jul 11. doi: 10.1177/0018720820939428.

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