Human Factors and Ergonomics Society

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The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) is an interdisciplinary nonprofit professional organization covering the fields of human factors and ergonomics. Founded in 1957,[1]HFES claims 4500 members worldwide.[2]HFES has 67 active chapters throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. 42 of these are student chapters, and 23 are technical groups.[3]

HFES publishes the ANSI/HFES-100 standard for ergonomic workstation setups, approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in 2007.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Homepage". Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 2005-01-19. Retrieved 2012-02-03.
  2. ^ "Membership". Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Archived from the original on 2015-01-20. Retrieved 2015-01-12.
  3. ^ "HFES History". Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Archived from the original on 2013-10-30. Retrieved 2014-03-08.
  4. ^ Sohn, Emily (January 6, 2019). "Typing this article could have injured me. Here's why". The Washington Post. Retrieved June 5, 2021.

External links[edit]

Official website