Human Works Inc. specializes in the field of ergonomics and human factors consulting. The field of ergonomics is relatively new originating during World War Two. The field has grown exponentially since the mid 1980’s with the increase in technology athend the globalization of products. The need for proper ergonomic design has become evident as a valuable tool to add value to a product in the volatile world market.
Peter Watson is the principal consultant and president of the company. Depending upon the scope of the project Human Works Inc. undertakes, other specialists such as engineers and fabricators, are used on a consulting basis.
Human Works Inc. is considered a general ergonomics and human factors consulting company. Ongoing project work has given us a specialization in vehicle and industrial ergonomics.
Application of literature searches, government and industry standard reviews, human modelling CAD, expert review, customer surveys, interview of expert and novice users, and user trials are some of the techniques we use to improve the ergonomic design of a process or product.