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Currently displaying 11 item(s) Human Factors Publications - GSB.

Impact evaluation of multi-skilling Cardiac Catheter Laboratory staff

We were commissioned by the British Heart Foundation to evaluate the impact of the Catheter Laboratory Practitioner on Catheter Laboratory service provision.

Human factors good practice guide to managing alarms and alerts

Human Factors experts in the rail industry identified no specific guidelines for the design and fitting of alarms and alerts in the rail industry. Following stakeholder consultation, this project was carried out with a view to addressing that gap.

Lessons from High Hazard Industries for Healthcare

Greenstreet Berman Ltd were commissioned by the National Patient Safety Agency to review lessons from safety critical industries such as the nuclear, rail, underground, aviation and air traffic control industries which identified a set of design principles and a usercentred design process to ensure human factors is systematically applied, together with a set of techniques that can be used during design to identify and evaluate hazards.

Repositioning human factors

Identifying barriers to understanding human factors in prevention of major accidents among key decision makers and managers in the industries concerned.

Managing driver managers

Greenstreet Berman developed a guidance document for the Rail Safety and Standards Board that draws together recruitment, training, competence assessment and selection best practice from across the rail industry.

Rail Vehicle Maintenance

RSSB commissioned Greenstreet Berman to examine Human Factors issues relating to rail vehicle Maintenance & Inspection (M&I) and produce practical effective Human Factors guidance.

Investigating the causes of non-compliance…

This project developed a clear understanding of the factors that affect compliance with rules and procedures.

Investigating ‘experience erosion’ in the railway industry…

This work for RSSB focused on those personnel who are required to make safety-related decisions, such as supervisors, managers and designers.

Competence assessment for the hazardous industries

With the implementation of the Control of Major Accident Hazard Regulations 1999 (COMAH) on April 1st 1999, it is no longer acceptable to make untested assumptions about staff competence.

Preventing the propagation of error and misplaced reliance on faulty systems: A guide to human error dependency

The guide draws on practical examples of error defences and accident case studies to show that it is practical to guard against these types of errors.