Event Details

Occupational Safety and Health Seminar on Human-Machine Interface Design: Considerations of Compatibility Relationships

Date: 27 March 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 07:00 p.m. - 08:30 p.m.
Venue: Room K1104, 11/F, Kwai Hing Learning Centre, Tower 2, Kowloon Commerce Centre, 51-53 Kwai Cheong Road, Kwai Chung, N.T.
Organizer(s): The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Hong Kong)
Co-Organizer(s): Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education, OUHK (LiPACE)
Speaker: Dr. Alan Chan, Associate Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, CityUHK
Language: Cantonese (supplementary with English)
Contact Person: Raymond MAN
Contact Email: mailbox@ioshhongkong.com
Contact Tel: 9025 6767
CPD: 1.5 hours
Content: Displays and controls are essential and critical elements in every human-machine system. Unfortunately many display and control relationships are not well understood and are not as clearly or consistently defined as they should be for safe and efficient operation. Using display-control relationships that do not conform to the movement compatibility principles involves longer training time, poor performance (particularly under stress), and can result in mishaps and accidents. Thus, there is a need to understand the movement compatibility relationships of the controls and displays in order to design better and safer human machine interfaces. Other than movement compatibility, conceptual and spatial compatibility considerations are also important in the design of human-machine interfaces for reduction of human errors and accidents. The seminar will give participants a general introduction of the compatibility issues in interface design and sharing of some recent research findings of the speaker in the context of human-machine systems.
Remarks: You are required to bring your membership cards (for IOSH members) or student cards (for LiPACE students) and produce them at the registration counter.

Registrations Details:

The online registration starts at 2014-02-27 and end at 2014-03-24. Please register during the above period.