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Human Factors in the Chemical and Process Industries

Making it Work in Practice

1st Edition - September 17, 2016

Editors: Janette Edmonds, The Keil The Keil Centre

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 3 8 0 6 - 2
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 3 8 7 8 - 9

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Human Factors in the Chemical and Process Industries: Making it Work in Practice is a comprehensive overview of human factors within this sector, focusing on the practical application. It has been written by acknowledged industry experts from the Keil Centre, which is a leading practice of chartered ergonomics and human factors specialists, chartered safety specialists, registered occupational psychologists, and registered clinical psychologists

The book was inspired by the international human factors training course run by the Keil Centre with the IChemE(http://www.icheme.org/human-factors), which has reached four continents across the world. The book is written for those who want a comprehensive overview of the subject, focusing on the practical application of human factors. It has been written for safety professionals, engineers and operational disciplines within industry, and those aspiring to these disciplines, who either deal with human factors issues or any aspect of the ‘human element’ in their core role.

The book explains what ‘human factors’ is about and how human factors issues are best managed from a practical perspective. It will help readers develop a greater understanding of the area and how to establish more effective solutions for human factors related issues.