Understanding human performance is critical for effective safety management and incident investigation. Human error is often identified as the cause of many accidents. However, it is the beginning point rather than the end point in truly understanding both accident causation and safety performance. This course is designed for managers, human resources and safety professionals in all industries seeking a better understanding of the role of human error in safety.
Safety managers, operational managers and human resource managers in all industries seeking a better understanding of the role of human error in safety
How You Will Benefit
The misunderstanding of human performance in both accident prevention and accident investigation often results in misallocation of resources. By gaining a deeper understanding of the differences between system error and human error, organizations are in a better position for developing effective strategies for reduction of occupational injury and illness. Participants will be better prepared to direct resources more effectively and gain better results in safety performance.
Learn the five critical principles of human performance
Define precursors of human error
Discuss organizational influences on human behavior
Understand the role of human error in incident investigations
Discuss and learn to avoid investigative biases
Learn to identify and differentiate between latent conditions vs. active triggers
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