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Human Factors Foundation - November 2018

Training Course - None
  • <p>Energy Institute</p> <p>61 New Cavendish Street</p> <p>London, W1G 7AR</p>
  • 2018-11-26 00:00:00.000
    /
    2018-11-30 00:00:00.000
  • 09:00 - 17:30
  • Non-Member - 1850.00
    Member - 1600.00
    + VAT
  • Available in-house
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This 5-day course delivers a comprehensive introduction into human factors for non-specialists. It provides a practical, engaging and interactive background to key topic areas, as well as to how human and organisational factors can be applied within the workplace.  

26 - 30 November 2018

About this course:

This course is designed to provide a comprehensive practical introduction to human factors, giving non-specialists a basis from which to begin implementing Human and Organisational Factors (HOF) within their work. Successful candidates will receive the Human Factors Foundation Certificate from the Energy Institute and Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF), allowing them to demonstrate the skills that have been gained during the course.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants should understand:

  • the meaning of HOF and the scope of the subject
  • common approaches to the management of HOF, and appreciate the benefits of applying these approaches in a major accident hazard context
  • how HOF techniques can be integrated with other risk management activities

Who should take this course?

  • Those working within operating companies – including managers, operators and supervisors (anyone with a responsibility for people, safety and the environment)
  • Those receiving university training as a prelude to working within major accident hazard industries (eg. engineering degrees, business degrees, (such as MBA’s) as well as recent graduates

Course overview:

Module 1: Overview of human and organisational factors

  • Introduction to human and organisational factors
  • Human and organisational factors in process safety
  • Human failure events
  • Safety culture

Module 2: Human and organisational factors in risk management

  • Human and organisational factors in investigation
  • Qualitative human reliability analysis
  • Quantitative human reliability analysis

Module 3: Human and organisational factors in work systems

  • Procedures and competence management
  • Workload and staffing
  • Fatigue and shift-work
  • Safety critical communications
  • Management of human and organisational factors

Module 4:Non-technical skills

  • Introduction to non-technical skills
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Situation awareness
  • Decision-making
  • Leadership

Module 5: Human and organisational factors in design

  • Introduction to HOF in design
  • Managing HOF in design

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