Competence is about someone’s ability to consistently meet a recognised performance standard, and training enables a basic level of competence. There are often assumptions made about competence, and how people will perform perfectly every time. This type of assumption leaves organisations exposed to the risk of human failure, so there is a need to challenge such assumptions and develop a system for managing competence effectively.
In 2016 The Keil Centre launched a book on how to incorporate human factors considerations within the design and operation of chemical and processing plants. The book was published by Elsevier …read more