Human and organisational factors

Human and organisational factors

Human and organisational factors can impact on occupational and process safety performance. The area is attracting increasing interest as it offers the possibility for delivering the next step change in improved safety performance. The EI provides resources such as training and human factors tools, many of which are freely available. Current and recent issues covered include:

- Human factors training
- Fatigue management
- Risk assessment
- Accident investigation
- Workforce involvement

  • Capability maturity model for maintenance management
  • EI Research Report: Viability of using sleep contracts as a control measure in fatigue management
  • EI Research report: Human factors performance indicators for the energy and related process industries
  • Guidance for optimising operator plant situational awareness by rationalising control room alarms
  • Guidance on Crew Resource Management (CRM) and non-technical skills training programmes
  • Guidance on effective workforce involvement in health and safety
  • Guidance on ensuring control room operator (CRO) competence
  • Guidance on human and organisational factors aspects of implementing new technologies
  • Guidance on human factors safety critical task analysis
  • Guidance on managing human and organisational factors in decommissioning
  • Guidance on quantified human reliability analysis (QHRA)
  • Human and organisational factors professional development: Complete training resource
  • Human factors briefing note no.1 - Introduction
  • Human factors briefing note no. 2 – Alarm handling
  • Human factors briefing note no. 3 – Organisational change
  • Human factors briefing note no. 4 – Maintenance
  • Human factors briefing note no. 5 – Fatigue
  • Human factors briefing note no. 6 – Safety critical procedures
  • Human factors briefing note no. 7 – Training and competence
  • Human factors briefing note no. 8 – Ergonomics
  • Human factors briefing note no. 9 – Safety culture
  • Human factors briefing note no. 10 – Communications
  • Human factors briefing note no. 11 – Task analysis
  • Human factors briefing note no. 12 – Human error and non-compliance
  • Human factors briefing note no. 13 – Human reliability analysis
  • Human factors briefing note no. 14 – Behavioural safety
  • Human factors briefing note no. 15 – Incident and accident analysis
  • Human factors briefing note no. 16 – Human factors integration
  • Human factors briefing note no. 17 – Performance indicators
  • Human factors briefing note no. 18 – Leadership
  • Human factors briefing note no. 19 – Pressure and stress
  • Human factors briefing note no. 20 – Occupational safety vs. process safety
  • Human factors briefing note no. 21 – Supervision
  • Human factors briefing note no. 22 – Willingness to act
  • Human factors briefing note no. 23 – Workload and staffing levels
  • Human factors briefing notes - Resource pack
  • Human failure types
  • Learning from incidents, accidents and events
  • Reflective learning from incidents (LFI) engagements - 1 user code
  • Reflective learning from incidents (LFI) engagements - 20 user codes
  • Reflective learning from incidents (LFI) engagements - 50 user codes
  • Reflective learning from incidents (LFI) engagements - 100 user codes
  • Reflective learning from incidents (LFI) engagements - 200 user codes
  • Managing contractors. A guide for the energy industry
  • Managing fatigue using a fatigue risk management plan (FRMP)
  • Report of workshop on human factors in the petroleum industry
  • Safe staffing arrangements - user guide for CRR348/2001 methodology: Practical application of Entec/HSE process operations staffing assessment methodology and its extension to automated plant and/or equipment
  • Supporting safety decision making in companies: Briefing notes for Board members, managers and other leaders
  • TRIPOD BETA: Guidance on using Tripod Beta in the investigation and analysis of incidents, accidents and business losses
  • WFI 'campaign note': Guidance on running a WFI campaign and using the WFI poster pack
  • Workforce involvement (WFI) poster pack
  • Workforce involvement poster 1: What is workforce involvement?
  • Workforce involvement poster 2: What does the future look like with WFI?
  • Workforce involvement poster 3: What stops you from communicating safety issues?
  • Workforce involvement poster 4: What if you are the only person in your team who sees the risk?
  • Workforce involvement poster 5: When was the last time you raised a safety matter?
  • Workforce involvement poster 6: Your involvement…
  • Workforce involvement poster 7: What ideas do you have to improve safety?
  • Workforce involvement poster 8: Share your safety ideas
  • Workshop on fatigue