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critical to revise existing safety programs to include a strong emphasis on human factors. Human factors councils and boards must be carried out as per instruction. The way to best prevent the onset of human factors problems is to maintain a highly visible HF training program. (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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UNIT 12: Aviation Safety: Human Factors Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ Human Factors Program Key elements of a human factors program are given below: An Effective Operational Risk Assessment Process Incorporate HF into Safety Program HF Council/Board Ongoing HF Training for all Personnel An Effective Operational Risk Assessment process Incorporate HF into Safety Program Another way to ensure that Human Factors programs can be promulgated is by incorporating one into an organization's Safety program. This does not require any added administrative processes. Rather, incorporation of a Human Factors necessitates an ongoing program of training and awareness. Ongoing HF Training for all Personnel Again, the best way to promote Human Factors awareness is by training. This brief is but one resource in this process. There are a host of other HF briefs and resources available from military and civilian safety and aviation agencies. Check Your Progress Fill in the blanks: 1. As per statistical records, maximum number of aircraft accidents caused due to …………… . 2. Human Factors can be classified into four primary categories: aeromedical, ……………, performance, and design. Summary This unit explains the relevance of human factor in aviation safety. This unit lists the occurrences when a human failure caused an aircraft accident. The types of human factors are discussed in this unit. There are four types of human factors: Aeromedical (medical health and psychological state), physiological, performance and systems design. The causes, indicators and likely cures are also described in this unit. (c) UPES, Not for Reproduction/ Sale
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Notes ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ Aviation Safety & Security Management Lesson End Activity Taking example of the case history an aircraft accident caused due to involvement of some extent of human factor, please give the causes of the accident with possible methods of prevention and your views on avoiding such accidents. Keywords Psychopathology: The study of the origin, development, and manifestations of mental or behavioural disorders. Euphoria: A feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness. Egress: The action or right of going or coming out. Spatial Disorientation: It is a condition in which an aircraft pilot’s perception of direction (proprioception) does not agree with reality. Questions for Discussion 1. What are the primary categories of human factors that may adversely affect the performance of aircraft personnel, and may result into an aircraft accident or incident?
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