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DAS Work+Health

C6: Human factors

Module Description


Employees have to deal with a large variety of working demands and work-related exposures. Furthermore, technical systems and human-machine interfaces and interaction are subject to constant and sometimes rapid change. To keep people healthy and safe at work, human factors have to be assessed and managed.

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Perform ergonomic risk assessments
  • Evaluate individual balances of work demands and resources
  • Understand and apply concepts of human reliability and human error
  • Assess human-related risk factors at work


  • Ergonomic risk assessment on complex systems
  • Ergonomic workplace interventions
  • Human-machine interaction
  • Basics of human reliability and human error
  • Concepts of risk perception and risk behavior
  • Introduction to Indoor Air

Dates and location

26-29 September 2022 in Zurich

Registration Deadline

25 August 2022


CHF 2,720.–