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Four Kinds of 'Human Factors': 1. The Human Factor

Over the last decade or so, the term ‘human factors’ has gained currency with an increasing range of people, professions, organisations and industries. It is a significant development, bringing what might seem like a niche discipline into the open, to a wider set of stakeholders. 881 more words

Human Factors/Ergonomics

Proactive Patient Safety Initiatives: Just Culture

People make errors. Errors can cause accidents. In healthcare, errors and accidents result in morbidity and adverse outcomes and sometimes in mortality.

One organizational approach has been to seek out errors and identify the responsible individual. 1,096 more words

Healthcare Risk Management

Proactive Patient Safety Initiatives: FMEA

Be able to analyse, track Patient safety issues both qualitatively and quantitatively.

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Analyzing what may happen wrong before it happens is the basic idea of risk management. 308 more words

Healthcare Risk Management

Just Culture in La La Land

It was always going to happen.

The wrong Best Picture winner was read out live on air at The Oscars. Someone had to take the blame. 2,503 more words


Just culture: Who are we really afraid of?

When we think about just culture, we usually think about accidents and incidents, associated ‘honest mistakes’ and ‘negligence’ (by whatever name), as well as official responses to these, at company and judicial level. 3,085 more words


Human Factors at The Fringe: My Eyes Went Dark

Written and directed by Matthew Wilkinson. A thrilling modern tragedy about a Russian architect driven to revenge after losing his family in a plane crash. Cal MacAninch and Thusitha Jayasundera give electrifying performances in this searing new play about the human impulse to strike back.

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