ERGONOMIC TRAPS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 A component of a design that could cause an accident or human error. See behaviour based safety. ERGONOMIC TRAPS: "Ergonomic traps can cause accidents." Related Psychology Terms BEHAVIOR-BASED SAFETY BEHAVIOR-BASED SAFETY ERROR ANALYSIS ENGINEERING PSYCHOLOGY EXCLUSION DESIGN ALTERNATIVE BRAIN PROCESS THEORY EQUIPMENT DESIGN ERROR OF COMMISSION SAFETY PSYCHOLOGY ARTIFACT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ERGONOMIC TRAPS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ergonomic-traps/ (accessed November 15, 2019).