Safety Essentials

Human Factors

This course aims to introduce learners to the concept of human factors and how they impact on situational awareness.
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Learning Outcomes


LO1 Define what is meant by the term ‘human factors’

LO2 Identify the key contributors to the loss of situational awareness

LO3 Recognise the potential causes of stress and fatigue (both work and non-work related)

LO4 Recognise the symptoms of stress and fatigue in yourself and others

LO5 Explain how important good communication is in limiting incidents and accidents

LO6 Explain why following processes and procedures is a key part of ensuring safety in the workplace

LO7 Recognise how carefully pre-planning your actions, and responses, helps to improve performance and reduce human-based error

LO8 Explain how to maintain good situational awareness