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Failure to observe ergonomic principles can have serious consequences for individuals and for the whole organisation. HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. Is this page useful? This should include different types of users including operatives, maintenance and systems support personnel. A resource pack The purpose of this resource pack is to provide an introduction to ergonomics for people who work offshore. 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 A – switch to normal size A – switch to large size A – switch to larger size.

The earlier that consideration is given to human factors and ergonomics in the design process, the better the results are likely to be. Available from BSI Standards. Why is design important?

Consideration should be given to operator characteristics including body size, strength and mental capability. You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. For that reason, user involvement is key to designing operable and maintainable plant and systems. Resources Extract from inspectors human factors toolkit Safety critical 21 Improving communication at shift handover More resources. This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience.


Skip to content Skip to navigation. Designing tasks, equipment and work stations to suit the user can reduce human error, accidents and ill-health. eeemua

Human factors/ergonomics – Design

Includes PowerPoint presentations and checklists on a range of issues. Note that this approach has been developed in relation to large projects e. A clear and practical guide for sites moving to DCS control and centralised control rooms.

Process plant control desks utilizing human-computer interface: The application of human factors to the design and development of systems and services is often called Human Factors Engineering or Human Factors Integration.

Poor design contributes to work-related ill-health and has been found to be a root eemu of accidents including major accidents e. See also Case studies Articles.

Design This Key Topic contains links to four issues: Covers design principles, control room arrangements and layout, workstations, displays, controls, interactions, temperature, lighting, acoustics, ventilation, and evaluation. Implementation in the onshore and offshore industries Gives an overview of best practice on how to build human factors into design. Ergonomic design of control centres,PartsISO Health and Safety Executive.

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.


More information on design Reducing error and influencing behaviour HSG48 Pages contain a good eemmua of key design issues. Consideration should be given to all foreseeable operating conditions including upsets and emergencies. Users should be involved in the design process.

Human factors: Design

The design of control rooms, plant and equipment can have a large impact on human performance. 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.

Key principles in design Equipment should be designed in accordance with key ergonomics standards including EN Parts 1 and 2. Consideration should be given to the interface between the end user and the system.

This is a very detailed document and can be applied ee,ua all industry sectors. Plant and processes should be designed for operability and maintainability and other elements of the life cycle should not be neglected e.

Effective use of ergonomics will make work safer, healthier and more productive.