Human factors

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    The soft machine

    Fallibility is part of the human condition, and it’s a beautiful thing. But designing this into safe systems of work is an ongoing challenge for safety professionals and human factors specialists alike.

    By We must take a people-centred approach to make a real impact, says Nigel Heaton on 29 April 2019

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    A human revolution

    The impact that technology and data exchange is having on workplace safety is both fascinating and exciting, but what must we do to meet the inevitable challenges to come?

    By Industry 4.0 and the people at its centre, by David Hughes, development director at SafeStart on 01 February 2019

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    The man and the machine

    Aviation is one of the industries facing significant technological transformation, including the introduction of remote air traffic control. However, the question remains: what role can human factors play in it?

    By Per Ahl, Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions on 10 September 2018