This second collection of past HFES Annual Meeting proceedings papers on warnings is an excellent companion volume for Human Factors Perspectives on Warnings (1980-1993).
From the Introduction...
"Following on the success of the first volume, Human Factors Perspectives on Warnings, Volume 2, contains 59 top-rated full papers and 52 abstracts from the last seven years of HFES Annual Meeting proceedings, and a complete bibliography of meeting presentations on warnings and hazard communication since 1973. The content is intended to enable professionals in all areas related to warnings and safety to learn about the factors that are influential in the design of effective warnings.
Topics include warnings on printed labels, insert sheets, product manuals, signs, and speech commands. Warning effectiveness is assessed by speed, comprehension, memory, judgment, and behavioral compliance measures. Warning application include labeling on or accompanying comsuer products, signs in industrial workplaces and public spaces, and the potential of voiced warnings. Includes an index."
Michael S. Wogalter is an associate professor in the Psychology Department at North Carolina State University. Stephen L. Young is with Applied Safety and Ergonomics, Inc., in Ann Arbor, MI. Kenneth R. Laughery is a professor of psychology at Rice University.
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