Human Factors Foundation Training

Summary: A 5 day course which provides attendees with a comprehensive practical introduction to human factors.

Provider: Energy Institute
Location: London
Duration: 5 days
Knowledge/experience needed: None
Email: Marjan Azodi
Website: www.energyinst.org/training

Who should attend?

Anybody with a responsibility for people, safety and the environment. Particularly, managers, operators, supervisors, recent graduates and those receiving university training as a prelude to working within major accident hazard industries.

Why should you attend?

To gain a comprehensive practical introduction to human factors and a basis from which to begin implementing Human and Organisational Factors within your work.

What you will learn

– The meaning of Human and Organisational Factors (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.

Course content

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 shiftwork
• Safety critical communications
• Management of human and organisational factors

Module 4: Human and organisational factors in design
• Introduction to HOF in design
• Managing HOF in design

Module 5: Non-technical skills
• Introduction to non-technical skills
• Communication
• Teamwork
• Situation awareness
• Decision making
• Leadership

Assessment

Examination

What’s included?

– A presentation slide-pack
– A professional development pack, including exercises and further reading
– An Energy Institute Certificate (upon successful completion)

Recommended pre-requisites

None

Locations

Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London, W1G 7AR

Cost

EI member £1550+VAT / Non-member £1800+VAT