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Why is design important? Plant and processes should be designed for operability and maintainability and other elements of the life cycle should not be neglected e. Users should be involved eekua the design process. Implementation in the onshore and offshore industries Gives an overview of best practice on how to build human factors into design.

Human factors: Design

Ergonomic design of control centres,PartsISO A resource pack The purpose of this resource pack is 2201 provide an introduction to ergonomics for people who work offshore. Eeua tasks, equipment and work stations to suit the user can reduce human error, accidents and ill-health. Design This Key Topic contains links to four issues: The design of control rooms, plant and equipment can have a large impact on human performance.

The application of human factors to the design and development of systems and services is often called Human Factors Engineering or Human Factors Integration. Resources Extract from inspectors human factors toolkit Safety critical communications Improving communication at shift handover More resources.


See also Case studies Articles. It sets out to raise ee,ua 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.

Note that this approach has been developed in relation to large projects e. Effective use of ergonomics will make work safer, healthier and more productive. Consideration should be given to operator characteristics including body size, strength and mental capability.

The earlier that consideration is given to human factors eemus ergonomics in the design process, 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 For that reason, user involvement is key to designing operable and maintainable plant and systems.

A clear and practical guide for sites moving to DCS control and centralised control rooms. Includes PowerPoint presentations and checklists on a range of issues. Skip to content Skip to navigation. HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health.

Human factors/ergonomics – Design

Consideration should be given to all foreseeable operating conditions including upsets and emergencies. Process plant control desks utilizing human-computer interface: This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience. Poor design contributes to work-related ill-health and has been found to be a root cause of accidents including major accidents e.


Key principles in design Equipment should be designed in accordance with key ergonomics standards including EN Parts 1 and 2. You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. Is this page useful? Failure to observe ergonomic principles can have serious consequences for individuals and for the whole organisation.

This should include different types of users including operatives, maintenance and systems support personnel. Available from BSI Standards. This is a very detailed document and can be applied to all industry sectors.

More information on design Reducing error and influencing behaviour HSG48 Pages contain a good summary of key design issues. 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. Covers design principles, control room arrangements and layout, workstations, displays, controls, interactions, temperature, lighting, acoustics, ventilation, and evaluation.

Consideration should be given to the interface between the end user and the system. Health and Safety Executive.