Articles

March 29, 2017

What causes you to lose Situational Awareness?

What is situational awareness? What might cause you to lose situational awareness and what are you supposed to do when […]
March 6, 2017

Why the NHS needs to learn from pilots

Reducing risk and avoidable errors We all know that healthcare is a hugely emotive issue in Britain today. It was […]
March 6, 2017

Human Factors ‘Drills Down’ to the Root Causes Behind Incidents

Research within the oil and gas sector frequently highlights how problems such as process and procedure non-compliance, lack of safety […]
March 6, 2017

Understanding Human Factors in Procedural Compliance

Recent human factors legislation focuses on procedural compliance as an integral aspect of operational safety. Human factors: the consideration for […]
March 6, 2017

5 Fundamentals of an Effective Toolbox Talk

Before we start looking at what makes for effective toolbox talks, we’ll share a quick definition: “A toolbox talk is […]
March 6, 2017

5 Human Factors That Affected the 2014 World Cup

What do human factors and the World Cup in Brazil have in common? Well, actually a lot more than you’d […]
March 6, 2017

5 Aviation Accidents caused by Human Factors

Human factors play a crucial role in safety in the aviation sector. One small error caused by poor procedures or […]
March 6, 2017

An Introduction to the Bowtie Model in Human Factors

March 6, 2017

Is Your Organisation Using the Best Available Technology?

The focus of this article is on the use of Best Available Technology/Techniques (BAT) in the oil and gas sector. […]