Human Factors in Health & Safety 2020: Professional Development Programme, Perth, Australia

The Keil Centre is pleased to announce that another round of the very successful Human Factors in Health and Safety Professional Development programme, run in partnership with the Institution of Chemical Engineers, is running in Perth in 2020-21.

This one-year programme focuses on how a better understanding of how to manage human factors can drive safety standards and overall business performance. It comprises four intensive two-day events, supported by course reading, which together form a broad human factors educational programme.

Module 1: Managing Human Factors

5-6 August 2020

Managing Human Factors provides an introduction to key human factors concepts from a risk management perspective. It examines approaches to managing safety culture and behaviours, safety critical communications, and organisational change.

Module 2: Managing Human Failure

11-12 November 2020

Managing Human Failure explores how to proactively manage and reduce human errors and non-compliance, analyse human failures contributing to incidents and manage personal resilience in the workplace, to improve overall safety and business performance.

Module 3: Strengthening Organisational Performance

24-25 February 2021

Strengthening Organisational Performance provides key pointers for enhancing organisational safety through effective management of human factors in staffing and workload, training and competence, supervision and safety leadership, and fatigue.

Module 4: Human Factors and Design

26-27 May 2021

Human Factors and Design examines the key human factors principles to address at the design stage, looking at how to integrate human factors within engineering programmes, ergonomic risk assessments, workspace and human/machine interface design, and how to develop effective procedures.

You can sign up to complete the whole programme or attend single modules to develop understanding of a particular area of human factors. For further information about the programme, download the Human Factors in Health and Safety brochure or visit

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