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Consideration should be given to all foreseeable operating conditions including upsets and emergencies. Implementation in efmua onshore and offshore industries Gives an overview of best practice on how to build human factors into design.

Includes PowerPoint presentations and checklists on a range of issues. The earlier that consideration is given to human factors and ergonomics in eeua design eeuma, the better the results are likely to be.

A work system is defined as ‘a combination of people and equipment, within a given space and environment, and the interactions between these components with a work organisation’ p Health and Safety Executive. Resources Extract from inspectors human factors toolkit Safety critical communications Improving communication at shift handover More resources.

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More information on design Reducing error and influencing behaviour HSG48 Pages contain a good summary of key design issues.

This is a very detailed document and can be applied to all industry sectors. Ergonomic design of control centres,PartsISO Available from BSI Standards. The design of control rooms, plant and equipment can have a large impact on human performance.


Human factors/ergonomics – Design

Designers should be following this standard for new control rooms, and it can usefully be referred to for upgrades and modifications to existing ones especially where there are known problems.

Effective use of ergonomics will make work safer, healthier and more productive. A – switch to normal size A – switch to large size A eeuma switch to larger size. The application of human factors to the design and development of systems and services is often called Human Factors Engineering or Human Factors Integration.

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Design This Key Topic contains 021 to four issues: For that reason, user involvement is key to designing operable and maintainable plant and systems. This should include different types of users including operatives, maintenance and systems support personnel. Designing tasks, equipment and work stations to suit the user can reduce human error, accidents and ill-health.

Why is design important? Covers design principles, control room 20 and layout, workstations, displays, controls, interactions, temperature, lighting, acoustics, ventilation, and evaluation. Plant and processes should be designed for operability and maintainability and other elements of the life cycle should not be neglected e.

A clear and practical guide for sites moving to DCS control and centralised control rooms.

Process plant control desks utilizing human-computer interface: Users should be involved in the design process. Consideration should be given to operator characteristics including body size, strength and mental capability. Failure to observe ergonomic principles can have serious consequences for individuals and for the whole organisation.


Poor design contributes to eemu ill-health and has been found to be a root cause of accidents including major accidents e.

Human factors: Design

Key principles in design Equipment should be designed in accordance with key ergonomics standards including EN Parts 1 and 2. HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. Consideration should be given to the interface between the end user and the system. Note that this approach has been developed in relation to large projects e.

A resource pack The purpose of this resource pack is to provide an introduction to ergonomics for people who work offshore.

Skip to content Skip to navigation. It sets out to raise your awareness of some of the ergonomic problems in the offshore workplace; to explain the causes of ergonomic related accidents and injuries, and to provide some practical information to help reduce the risks. This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience.