We considered the extent to which those with influence within high hazard industries take account of Human Factors and Ergonomics (HF/E) when making decisions about ‘process safety’.
We found a desire from both HSE and industry, to seek to integrate HF/E into wider safety management decision making and the report provides possible future options for improving the uptake and application of HF/E and recommendations for how these might be achieved by:
Providing practical guidance;
Developing a communications strategy;
More effective targeting of HSE influence;
Facilitating formal peer review.
To view the report click here.
Develop your knowledge and skills in human factors in a five-day Human Factors Foundation training course provided by the Energy Institute. Delivered by Greenstreet Berman consultants and accredited by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors (CIEHF), this training course will provide a practical, engaging and interactive introduction to key topic areas, including risk management, work systems, design and non-technical skills; as well as to how human and organisational factors (HOF) can be applied within the workplace.
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