Human Factors in Accident and Incident Investigations
Accident and incident investigations should consider why human
failures occurred. Finding the underlying causes is key to reduce
the risk of similar adverse events and lessons learnt provide
insights to effective improvements.
This training course will give participants knowledge and
practical support for investigating human factors issues, helping
them to find ways of achieving effective change within their own
Delegates will learn from experts that have been involved in
accident and incident investigations across a wide range of sectors
Delegates will be provided with information
that will help them to develop, consolidate or reaffirm
current competence in the field of investigating Human Factors by
- The process of investigating human factors aspects of
- Knowledge and experience of investigation tools and techniques
to capture, analyse and communicate the human factors causes of
- Knowledge of how humans can cause failures in systems, and
systems can lead to human failures, which lead to adverse
- Human factors principles to learn
lessons and identify effective interventions
- The sharing of knowledge and experience between delegates and
What the course will cover
Recently revised to reflect the latest approaches and
techniques, the course will cover the theory and practice of
methods which support the effective investigation of human factors
issues, along with essential knowledge to help to understand why
things go wrong with people and systems. The course will also look
at how to use lessons learned to apply effective change.
Who should attend?
This course is aimed at those who are relatively new to accident
investigation and human factors or those who wish to consolidate
their medium level of competence and share experience and learning
with others from a range of organisations and sectors. Safety
managers, operations managers, quality assurance professionals,
equipment and design specialists, safety advisors and safety
specialists, hazard analysts, regulators, inspectors and human
factors advisors who are relatively new to the role or would like
an opportunity to refresh their competence.
The course will be run at the HSE Science and Research
Centre in the spa town of Buxton.
Buxton is in the heart of the Peak District and has good links
to major roads and motorways, mainline train stations and
Manchester International Airport.
Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www.visitbuxton.co.uk
£1,325 per person (to include course notes, lunches,
refreshments and dinner on the first night).
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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