This topic covers human factors, and organisation and management. HSE's long-term aim is to improve the safety performance of the UK offshore oil and gas industry through the application of behavioural science knowledge and techniques at the individual, organisational and job levels.
Managing human performance
HSE's microsite on human factors - providing information and guidance on a wide range of key topics, including competence, procedures, supervision, culture, organisational change and managing human failures. Also included are case studies, articles and incident reports.
Human and organisational factors in well control - NSOAF audit report
The North Sea Offshore Authorities Forum (NSOAF), of which HSE is a member, has recently completed a multi-national audit looking at how offshore operators and drilling contractors in the North Sea addressed human and organisational factors in their well control arrangements.