Ten Fingers and Ten Toes: Applying Machinery Safety Principles in a Process Plant
When performing risk assessments on process equipment, are you reviewing machinery as well?
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.).