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Human factors application in major hazard industries

26 November 2013 - 27 November 2013
08.00 - 17.00
Leeds Marriott Hotel
4 Trevelyan Square
Boar Lane
United Kingdom
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This biennial 2-day conference, organised by the Energy Institute Human and Organisational Factors Committee and the Stichting Tripod Foundation, explores the practical application of human factors in the management of major accident hazards (MAH) in the energy and allied process industries.

The event will include special sessions on learning from incidents, supported by the Stichting Tripod Foundation, providing delegates with the opportunity to explore the use and development of Tripod and related methods for understanding and learning from incidents.

Key topics

•     Learning from incidents
       - Tripod and other methodology developments
       - Generating quality remedial actions
       - Normalisation of risk
       - Quality incident analysis
       - Case studies
•     Non-technical skills and crew resource management (CRM)
•     Competence assurance
•     Leadership
•     Case studies on human factors integration into major projects
•     Risk analysis
•     Other practical applications of human factors in industry

Who should attend?

The conference will enable the learning and sharing of good practice between companies and industries, and offer excellent networking opportunities with delegates from around the world.
It will be of interest to:
•    operating companies, suppliers, consultancies, and academia
•    anyone managing health, safety and the environment, including process safety and
     occupational safety, as well as those with a specialist interest in human factors and ergonomics
•    those with responsibilities for managing competence and training, risk assessment and fatigue
•    those involved in incident investigation, analysis and learning from incidents processes – including
     users of Tripod Beta and related methodologies

Conference Dinner – 26 November

Speakers and delegates are invited to enjoy a three course dinner and drinks at Browns Bar & Brasserie in the evening of the conference, which will provide an excellent opportunity to network with fellow conference attendees.


For accommodation enquiries, please contact our accommodation agent, Grassroots HBI, by T: +44 (0)20 3 077 7700, e: or

To view more information on the Energy Institute Human and Organisational Factors technical work click here.

Learning from incidents and Tripod exploration sessions supported by Stichting Tripod Foundation:
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Sponsored by:  

For further sponsorship opportunities please contact Luigi Fontana at e:

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Non member £ 500.00 (£ 600.00 inc. VAT)
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Attached documents

Human factors booking form (PDF 438 Kb) [Show summary]
Human factors conference programme (PDF 210 Kb) [Show summary]

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