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RR264 - Safety and performance enhancement in drilling operations by human factors intervention (SPEDOHFI)

Human Factors is a relatively new science. It is concerned with adapting technology and the environment to the capacities and limitations of humans. The challenge for Human Factors is to act as a prescriptive way to make systems and working practices safer and more efficient.

This project was designed to us a systematic process of Human Factors tools, to classify basic causes of human error and poor safety climate, directly in relation to the drilling environment.

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Updated 2009-05-05