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Energy Institute: Human Factors Foundation course for non-specialists - bookings open

This 5-day course provides a practical, engaging and interactive background to key topic areas in human and organisational factors and how these can be applied within the workplace. 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.

Energy Institute Human Factors Foundation course

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By the end of this course participants should understand:

  • The meaning of human and organisational factors and the scope of the subject
  • Common approaches to the management of human and organisational factors and the benefits of applying these in a major accident hazard context
  • How human and organisational factors techniques can be integrated with other risk management activities

 

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 human and organisational factors in design
  • Managing human and organisational factors in design

 

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 (e.g. engineering degrees, business degrees, as well as recent graduates)

 

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