Human Factors in the Prevention and Investigation Process (HF)

Reference SAFE-003-0322
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  • To be familiarised with human sciences applicable to the aviation activities.
  • To have individual and collective capabilities, limitations, flaws and errors Knowledge.
  • To be able to detect and control their frequency and their impact on safety.
  • To be able to measure the role of organisational factors in incidents.

Audience & Prerequisites

All civilian and military managers and executives of the aviation system, and particularly staff personnel involved in the prevention and investigation of aircraft accidents or incidents.

Multinational course, English intermediate level (B1/B2).

HF module can be usefully complemented by the Fatigue Risk Management System course.

Duration : 4,5 days – 27 hours

Course content

  • Human factors: Introduction to the Human Factors, physiology and aviation safety (effects of altitude, accelerations, vibrations, sensory illusions, life hygiene).
  • Human performance: scope of the human factors within complex socio-technical systems, intellectual mode of operation (memory, schemes, representations, expertise, workload), physiological and psycho-sociological aspects (behavior, personality, emotions, stress), major factors affecting the intellectual work.
  • Improving human performance: individual and organisational methods, automation (advantages and drawbacks).
  • Situation awarness and decision making process.
  • Teamwork, co-activity, coordination, cooperation and communication.
  • Management of vigilance and fatigue, particularly in long-range flights.

HF module can be usefully complemented by the Fatigue Risk Management System course.

Next sessions

  • Of. 03/06/2024
    At. 07/06/2024
    15 Available seats
  • Of. 25/11/2024
    At. 29/11/2024
    15 Available seats