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Supervisors have a vital role to play in maintaining the integrity of the barriers that have been put into place to manage process safety hazards, for ensuring the reliability of tasks, providing leadership, reinforcing standards and expectations for personnel behaviours and to counter deficiencies in management systems.
Inadequate supervision has been a contributor to a number of accidents.
One of a series of 23 briefing note, each briefing note includes:
The briefing notes will be of interest to anyone wanting to gain an overview of human factors or of particular human factors issues they are facing, and to managers who are looking to apply practical solutions to solve these issues.
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