Human Factors Analysis

Human Nature. Outside Influences.

human factors analysis example

Human factors analysis reveals how individuals detect, identify, decide, and respond in varying scenarios. Examining these human capabilities in the context of the environment provides a comprehensive view of each element involved in a particular loss event, leading to a more accurate assessment of causation. This discipline complements many practice areas, such as vehicle accident reconstruction and premises liability.

Our forensic professionals are trained in the evaluation of human performance in the following circumstances:

  • Transportation
  • Machinery
  • Ergonomics
  • Technology

More specifically, they perform human factors analyses for issues including, but not limited to:

  • Aviation (Pilot error)
  • Medical (Error)
  • Perception and reaction
  • Fatigue
  • Reaction time
  • Visibility and legibility
  • Signal detection and warnings
  • Driver behavior and performance
  • Workplace accidents/safety
  • Machine design
  • Machine guarding
  • Defective design
  • Marine