Mercure Whately Hall Hotel, Banbury Cross, 17-19 Horse Fair, Banbury OX16 0AN
UL together with MedilinkWM are hosting a Human Factors Engineering Workshop.
UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise in standards development, testing and certification. Today, UL offers a comprehensive range of services to help manufacturers gain the compliance credentials they need to launch products successfully in key target markets around the world. UL provides the knowledge and expertise to help manufacturers navigate growing complexities across the supply chain from compliance and regulatory issues to trade challenges and market access.
as we explore Human Factor Engineering (HFE) and the need to apply HFE to medical technology. For medical devices, the most important goal of the human factors/usability engineering process is to minimise user-related risks.With the introduction of the new regulations, this workshop will identify the global regulations, standards and guidelines.
Workshop Presentation by: Michael E. Wiklund, General Manager of the Human Factors Engineering (HFE) Practice at UL
Michael Wiklund serves as General Manager of the Human Factors Engineering (HFE) practice at UL. Previously, he founded Wiklund Research & Design, a Human Factors Consulting Firm that UL acquired in 2012. He has 30+ years of experience in human Factors Engineering, much of which has focused on medical technology development; optimising hardware and software users interfaces, as well as user documentation. He is a certified human factors specialist and licensed professional engineer.
Covered topics will include:
Developing User Interface Requirements
Identifying Potential use Errors
Performing a User Interface Inspection
Performing a Summative Usability Test
Documenting HFE Activities (including writing an HFE Report for the FDA)
There will be time for a Q&A Session at the end of the Workshop.
This workshop is designed for Manufacturers/Design Engineers
Early Bird Fee: Register before Friday 14th April to take advantage of the 10% discount
Members Fee: £45
Non-Members Fee: £65
For more information regarding this workshop and to book, please contact Vanessa Bailey
Telephone: 0121 452 5630