Skip to content
Human Factors in Safety How do we apply them

Average reading time is around 9 minutes Human factors are the science of people at work. Being primarily concerned with the understanding of human capabilities, the study of human factors allows engineers and managers to apply this knowledge to the design of equipment, tools, systems, and processes of work. Human factors can use input from…

Read More
Integrating Human Factors into Design & Operations Risk Framework

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes     The business environment today is highly volatile, and organisations need to adapt to the latest trends in order to succeed. With rapid advancements in technology, the way organisations do business changes as well. Aggressive competition in in the industry adds continuous pressure for top organisations to change in…

Read More
Human Factors Framework

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes     In order to integrate human factors into an effective framework for managing risk in hazardous industries, companies need to address several key questions: How do we build a sustainable operating culture to deliver consistent behaviours within our employees, suppliers and contractors? What is required to demonstrate how human…

Read More
Integrating Human Factors into Design & Operations Risk Framework

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes   The 2019 National WSH Statistics report revealed that the Construction and Manufacturing industries were the top sources to fatal and major industries with 66 cases each. In the first half of 2019, there were 17 workplace fatalities and the top 3 causes were slips, trips & falls, machinery incidents…

Read More
Human Factors into Design & Operations Risk Framework

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes   Human factors play a significant role in major accident causation, with several major oil and gas accidents being attributed to human causes. The US Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has identified human factors as one of the major factors that has led to disastrous accidents in the oil and gas…

Read More
Integrating Human Factors into Design & Operations Risk Framework

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes   On March 23, 2005, one of the worst industrial disasters in recent U.S. history occurred at the BP Texas City Refinery. The disaster that took 15 workers lives and injured 180 others, occurred as a result of an explosion and fire during the startup of a process unit. A…

Read More

Don’t miss out on these upcoming 3-day training courses by a well-esteemed industry expert trainer from the UK. He is a chartered UK safety professional, civil engineer and process safety specialist with over 45 years of international experience in the oil, gas, petrochemical and construction industries. Read more from the trainer himself:   Request for…

Read More
Human Factors Integration Systems

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes     Human factors integration begins with an effective framework for managing risks in hazardous industries. There are several best practices for leaders when delivering strategic objectives within a high hazard business, and several roles and responsibilities are assigned to deliver optimum individual and organisational performance to meet those objectives.…

Read More
Human Factors

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes   Human factors play a huge role in Major Hazard Installations (MHIs) and when dealing with health and safety, human factors help optimise human performance and reduce human errors. MHIs ought to take the initiative to manage human errors, through the risk assessment process. The challenge is to develop error…

Read More
HTML Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com