2. The Case for Human Factors

  1. Dennis Attwood,
  2. Paul Baybutt,
  3. Chris Devlin,
  4. Walter Fluharty,
  5. Gareth Hughes,
  6. Dan Isaacson,
  7. Phil Joyner,
  8. Eugene Lee,
  9. Don Lorenzo,
  10. Lisa Morrison and
  11. Bob Ormsby

Published Online: 24 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470118849.ch2

Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries

Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries

How to Cite

Attwood, D., Baybutt, P., Devlin, C., Fluharty, W., Hughes, G., Isaacson, D., Joyner, P., Lee, E., Lorenzo, D., Morrison, L. and Ormsby, B. (2006) The Case for Human Factors, in Human Factors Methods for Improving Performance in the Process Industries, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470118849.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470117545

Online ISBN: 9780470118849

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Keywords:

  • human factors case;
  • business value/justification;
  • needs driven program

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why is Human Factors Needed?

  • Past Incidents

  • Business Value/Justification

  • Human Factors in the Life Cycle of a Chemical Plant

  • Needs Driven Program

  • References