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

Human factors: Design

Ergonomic design of control centres,PartsISO Consideration should be given to the interface between the end user and the system. A – switch to normal size A – switch to large eeua A – switch to larger size. Effective use of ergonomics will make work safer, healthier and more productive.

Key principles in design Equipment should be designed in accordance with key ergonomics standards including EN Parts 1 and 2. Health and Safety Executive. Consideration should be given to operator characteristics including body size, strength and mental capability.

Process plant control desks utilizing human-computer interface: Ermua tasks, equipment and work stations to suit the user can reduce human error, accidents and ill-health. Consideration should be given to all foreseeable operating conditions including upsets and emergencies. For that reason, user involvement is key to designing operable and maintainable plant and systems. The application of human factors to the design and development of systems and services is often called Human Factors Esmua or Human Factors Integration.


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

This is a very detailed 2011 and can be applied to all industry sectors. 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.

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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. 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 HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. Failure to observe ergonomic principles can have serious consequences for individuals and for the whole organisation.

Is this page useful? The earlier that consideration is given to human factors and ergonomics in the design process, the better the results are likely to be. Poor design contributes to work-related ill-health and has been found to be a root cause of accidents including major accidents e.

The design of control rooms, plant and equipment can have a large impact on human performance. A resource pack The purpose of 2201 resource pack is to provide an introduction to ergonomics for people who work offshore. Available from BSI Standards. A clear and practical guide for sites eemua to DCS control and centralised control rooms.


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Includes PowerPoint presentations and checklists on a range of issues. Why is design important?

This should include different types of users including operatives, maintenance and systems support personnel. This website uses eemka cookies to improve your user experience.

Covers design principles, control room arrangements and layout, workstations, displays, controls, interactions, temperature, lighting, acoustics, ventilation, and evaluation. Design This Key Topic contains links to four issues: Resources Extract from inspectors human factors toolkit Safety critical communications Improving communication at shift handover More resources.

Users should be involved in the design process.

Human factors/ergonomics – Design

Note that this approach has been developed in relation to large projects e. Skip to content Skip to navigation. You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information.