Our modular Human Factors in Health and Safety training programme will help to increase understanding of key human factors topics relevant to safety in the chemical and process industries.
Jointly developed by IChemE and the Keil Centre, a recognised centre of excellence in human factors, it focuses on how to manage human factors effectively in order to drive safety standards and overall business performance.
Human Factors in Health and Safety consists of four modules, supported by independent reading. The modules are independent of each other and can be completed in any order. You can sign up for all four to get a comprehensive overview of human factors, or attend single modules to develop understanding in a particular area.
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Module Three – Strengthening Organisational Performance
Strengthening Organisational Performance provides key pointers for strengthening organisational safety through effective management of training and competence, staffing and workload, supervision and safety, and fatigue-related risk.
- Understand the consequences of fatigue on human performance and how to mange it effectively
- Understand how to manage staffing and workload effectively
- Understand the impact of competence on safety and how to develop and assess competence effectively
- Understand what makes effective supervision and its role in performance and safety management
Who will benefit?
- HSE managers and advisors
- Operations managers
- Safety engineers
- Chemical/process engineers
- In-house human factors advisors eg COMAH operators' 'intelligent customers'
- The consequences of fatigue for human performance
- Managing fatigue using a Fatigue Risk Management Plan
- Fatigue-related performance indicators
- Investigating fatigue-related incidents
Staffing and workload
- Staffing, workload and process safety
- Methods for workload measurement and prediction
- HSE staffing assessment method
Training and competence
- Impact of competence on safety
- Competence management systems
- Developing and assessing competence
- Competence assurance
Effective supervision and safety leadership
- Effective supervision: its role in performance management and improvement
- Supervision models: understanding when flexibility is needed and how to achieve it
- Supervision and culture: exploring the links between supervisory behaviour and team and organisational culture
Previous delegates say
Previous delegates said Strengthening Organisational Performance would help them to:
- re-evaluate shift patterns and how to address fatigue
- re-evaluate when (what time of day) they carry out safety-critical tasks
- apply new human factors tools and techniques
- influence others
- assess competencies more effectively
- develop the role of human factors champion
- review/apply their training and competency framework
- improve awareness of human factors within their organisation
- develop a fatigue management system
- understand the staffing assessments to be done by the contractor
- Module One – Managing Human Factors, 24–25 February 2021
- Module Two – Managing Human Failure, 21–22 April 2021, Edinburgh, UK
- Module Three – Strengthening Organisational Performance, 8–9 September 2021, Edinburgh, UK
- Module Four – Human Factors in Design, 8–9 December 2021, Edinburgh, UK
You can join the programme at any point – modules can be completed in any order as part of a one-year programme.
You can sign up to complete the whole programme or attend single modules to develop understanding of a particular area of human factors.
Book all four Human Factors in Health and Safety modules and pay £1150 + VAT per module.
This course is also available as an in-company course (face-to-face or online) where content can be customised to meet your organisation's specific needs and delivered on a date/location that suits your requirements. Contact us for more information.
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