Human Factors Briefing Notes

The UK’s Institute of Petroleum has created a series of very informative and useful Briefing Notes on a range of human factors topics. These two to three page notes are designed to be read by individuals who need an overview of human factors topics and those who need to understand how to integrate it in their engineering projects. They can be downloaded below (PDF format), or hard copies can be ordered from the Energy Institute.
Introduction
Alarm handling
Organisational change
Maintenance error
Fatigue
Safety critical procedures
Training and competence
Ergonomics
Safety culture
Communications
Task analysis
Human reliability analysis
Violations
Behaviour observation and modification
Root cause analysis
Human factors integration

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