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A clear and practical guide for sites moving to DCS control and centralised control rooms. Key principles in design Equipment should be designed in accordance with key ergonomics standards including EN Parts 1 and 2. Ergonomic design of control centres,PartsISO Process plant control esmua utilizing human-computer interface: Designers should be following this standard for new control rooms, and it can usefully be referred to for upgrades and modifications to existing ones especially where there are known problems.

You can visit our cookie privacy page for more information. Note that this approach has been developed in relation to large projects e. Plant and processes should be designed for operability and maintainability and other elements of the life cycle should not be neglected e.

Consideration should be given to the interface between the end user and the system. Poor design contributes to work-related ill-health and has been found to be a eeemua cause of accidents including major accidents e. Consideration should be given to operator characteristics including body size, strength and mental capability.


This is a very detailed document and can be applied to all industry sectors. See also Case studies Articles.

Available from BSI Standards. Failure to observe ergonomic principles can have serious consequences for individuals and for the whole organisation. Design This Key Topic contains links to four issues: Implementation in the onshore and offshore industries Gives an overview of best practice on how to build human factors into design.

Is this page useful? 2001 design of control rooms, plant and equipment can have a large impact on human performance. It sets out to raise your awareness of some of the ergonomic problems in the offshore workplace; to explain the causes of ergonomic related accidents and injuries, and to provide some practical information to help reduce the risks. More information on design Reducing error and influencing behaviour HSG48 Pages contain a good summary of key design issues.

Human factors/ergonomics – Design

This should include different types of users including operatives, maintenance and systems support personnel. The earlier that consideration is given to human factors and ergonomics in the design process, the better the results are likely to be.

HSE aims to reduce work-related death, injury and ill health. Includes PowerPoint presentations and checklists on a range of issues. Covers design principles, control room arrangements and layout, workstations, displays, controls, interactions, temperature, lighting, acoustics, ventilation, and evaluation. The application of human eemu to the design and development of systems and services is often called Human Factors Engineering or Human Factors Integration. Users should be involved in the design process.


Resources Extract from inspectors eemua factors toolkit Safety critical communications Improving communication at shift handover More resources. Health and Safety Executive. For that reason, user involvement is key to designing operable and maintainable plant and systems.

Designing tasks, equipment and work stations to suit the user can reduce human error, accidents and ill-health.

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Effective use of ergonomics will make work safer, healthier and more productive. A – switch to normal size A – switch to large size A – switch to larger size. Consideration should be given to all foreseeable operating conditions including upsets and emergencies. A resource pack The purpose of this resource pack is to provide an introduction to ergonomics for people who work offshore.

This website uses non-intrusive cookies to improve your user experience. A work system is defined as ‘a combination of people and equipment, within a given space and environment, and the interactions between these components with a work organisation’ p Why is design important?

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