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Human Failures and Safety Critical Task Analysis



This Chartered Institute of Ergonomics & Human Factors (CIEHF) Accredited Short Course is designed to provide attendees with the necessary baseline knowledge and skills to be able to start undertaking Safety Critical Task Analysis (SCTA).


At the end of the course you will be able to:

  1. Define what is meant by Human Factors
  2. Understand the key legislation and guidance that is relevant to the application of Human Factors within the UK oil & gas sector
  3. Understand how human failures can contribute to accidents, and be able to identify credible human errors and violations
  4. Identify PIFs that can make human failures more likely, and understand how systems, tasks and processes can be designed to minimise their effects
  5. Understand the process to be followed for human failure identification and assessment, and the different approaches that are available
  6. Understand the detailed steps involved in SCTA
  7. Demonstrate experience in working through the SCTA process, including initial screening of activities and detailed HFA.

Who should attend?

Employees of companies who have a regulatory requirement to carry out SCTA.  Anyone who may be required to plan, facilitate and/or take part in SCTA, including Health & Safety Managers, Process Safety specialists, training managers, supervisors, plant operators and maintainers.


Dates: 28th – 29th June 2022
Course schedule: 9am – 5pm
Event duration: 1.5 days
Location: Warrington, UK
Award: Certificate of Attendance
Price: GBP 750 (excluding VAT)



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