Human Factors is about improving human performance in the workplace.
By designing work systems and procedures around the needs of your staff, you can:
- Reduce accidents and loss due to human error
- Enhance efficiency of work processes, including maintenance
- Improve staff satisfaction at work
This one-day course will introduce you to the discipline of human factors and provide the basic tools and techniques that will enable you to begin applying the principles in your own workplace.
The course focuses on applying a practical and pragmatic approach through the use of industry case studies, allowing students to apply human factors thinking to genuine scenarios.
The following topics will be explained in English over the one-day programme:
- Human factors – how to improve performance
- Human error – how to predict and prevent it
- Task and error analysis techniques
- Evaluation methods – will your change work?
- Sources of information on human factors
Who should attend?
This course provides a well-rounded introduction to the key concepts of human factors in operations. It is intended for policy makers, managers and engineers responsible for operations.
Course location and dates
The course will be held at Ricardo’s office:
32 floor, Shui On Centre,
6-8 Harbour Road,
> 10 April 2019
> 8 May 2019
> 5 June 2019
Please contact Felix Lo
Tel: 3974 6863
The course tutor is Karen Priestley, a Chartered Member and Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors. She has over 25 years of experience in human factors consulting, the last 20 of these in Hong Kong. She has developed and delivered many training courses in human factors from introductory courses to mentored courses to develop human factors specialists.
The course fee is HK$ 4,000 which includes all course materials and lunch.
Please contact Ricardo if you would like this course delivered within your organisation in Chinese, a minimum of eight participants is required.
Bespoke training courses
If you are interested in a bespoke human factors course in your organisation addressing specific human factors issues, we would be pleased to help. Content can range across design, risk assessment, human error identification, investigations, fatigue management, non-technical skills and so on, with all materials designed for your own organisation.
Tel: 3974 6863