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Acronyms & Terms Glossary

Human Factors

Human factors is a common term given to the widely-recognized discipline of addressing interactions in the work environment between people, a facility, and its management systems. Human factors focuses on interface of people with the process and its impact on system operation, identifying factors that increase the likelihood of human error (due to stress, overload, inadequate or lack of a training, ambiguity of PSI documentation, etc.).

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