Human factors: Staffing levels
Having the right numbers of the right people, in the right place at the right time.
Changes to staffing levels often occur as part of organisational change - this is often referred to as downsizing, delayering or multi-skilling. The following extract from the human factors toolkit and the further guidance below will help you to decide whether your staffing levels are suitable.
More information on staffing levels
- Organisational change and major
Published on the HSE website in July 2003 as an information sheet. Core guidance for COMAH sites.
- Assessing the safety of staffing
arrangements for process operations in the chemical and
allied industries [1MB].
HSE Contract Research Report 348/2001. Essential guidance for assessing manning levels pre- and post-change.
- Note: New Energy Institute
guide to the methodology ('Safe Staffing Levels').
Highly recommended for users of the method.
- Note: New Energy Institute guide to the methodology ('Safe Staffing Levels').