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Resources Extract from inspectors human factors toolkit Safety critical communications Improving communication at shift handover More resources. Plant and processes should be designed for operability and maintainability and other elements of the life cycle should not be neglected e. See also Case studies Articles. This should include different types of users including operatives, maintenance and systems support personnel.

Emeua is a very detailed document and can be applied to all industry sectors. For that reason, user involvement is key to designing operable and maintainable plant and systems.

Ergonomic design of control centres,PartsISO It sets out to raise your awareness of some of the ergonomic problems in the offshore workplace; to explain the causes of ergonomic related accidents and injuries, and to provide some practical information to help reduce the risks.


Health and Safety Executive. A resource pack The purpose of this resource pack is to provide an introduction to ergonomics for people who work offshore. A clear and practical guide for sites moving to DCS control and centralised control rooms. A work system is defined as ‘a combination of people and equipment, within a given space and environment, and the interactions eekua these components with a work organisation’ p Consideration should be given to all foreseeable operating conditions including upsets and emergencies.

The application of human factors to the design and development of systems and services is often called Human Factors Engineering or Human Factors Integration. Available from BSI Standards. 20

Human factors/ergonomics – Design

Is this page useful? Skip to content Skip to navigation. A – switch to normal eekua A – switch to large size A – switch to larger size. HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. More information on design Reducing error and influencing behaviour HSG48 Pages contain a good summary of key design issues. Designers should be following this standard for new control rooms, and it can usefully be referred to for upgrades and modifications to existing ones especially where there are known problems.

Note that this approach has been developed in relation to large projects e. Why is design important? This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience. Designing tasks, equipment and work stations to suit the user can reduce human error, accidents and ill-health.


Consideration should be given to operator characteristics including body size, strength and mental capability. Poor design contributes to work-related ill-health and has been found to be a root cause of accidents including major accidents e.

Users should be involved in the design process.

Human factors: Design

Covers design principles, control room arrangements and layout, workstations, displays, controls, interactions, temperature, lighting, acoustics, ventilation, and evaluation. The earlier that consideration is given to human eemuaa and ergonomics in the design process, the better the results are likely to be.

Effective use of ergonomics will make work safer, healthier and more productive.

Design This Key Topic contains links to four issues: Key principles in design Equipment should be designed in accordance with key ergonomics standards including EN Parts 1 and 2.

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