From Page 8
(4) Right. The difficulty could be fumes, vibration, or exhaust problems.
After this lesson is finished, take the time to read what the paragraphs on
noxious substances, vibration and exhaust fumes have to say about these
Remember that this was just an example of the kind of problems that
sometimes occur. Hopefully, a new system would not reach the production and
deployment phase of the design cycle before all the possible problems have
If you'll turn to the last page of MIL-HDBK-759 you'll see a page
entitled 'Standardization Document Improvement Proposal.' All mil-stds and
mil-hdbks will contain a form that is similar to this one. As you work to
solve human factors problems in your job, you may come up with information
which is either missing from these documents or which contradicts the
information found in them.
It is important that these documents be
corrected and updated on the basis of relevant field experience. Therefore,
become familiar with this form and its use.
The next document we'll examine is MIL-H-46855, 'Human Engineering
Requirements for Military Systems, Equipment and Facilities.' This document
specifies what the contractor's requirements are in conducting an HFE
Which of the documents you've examined thus far offers the Army
MIL-HDBK-759. Turn to Page 19.
MIL-STD-1472. Turn to Page 44.
AR 602-1. Turn to Page 6.
MIL-STD-1474. Turn to Page 65.
From Page 24
(1) Berson and Crooks were interested in performance (dependent variables),
but this section does not describe how that performance was measured.
Return to Page 24.