Welcome to Human Factors in Control


HFC - Human Factors in Control is a professional network for people working with human factors (HF - Human Factors), see our leaflet. HF areas are organizational factors, cognitive factors, and physical ergonomics.

We arrange two conferences every year and work on developing standards for HF. We also arrange yearly courses within human factors together with course connectivity with other institutions. Examples of Human factors, in selective attention test.

We also have connection to and discussions for them related to the research area human factors. We are connected to the Human Factor and Ergonomics Society via HFES Europe Chapter. Another much used HF method has been CRIOP, look at the CRIOP brochure.

Meeting schedule/News:

    • PostDoc position at NTNU/ Department of Design in the project "Meaningful Human Control of digitalization in safety critical systems (MAS)" Period: 2022 – 2025 (Description)
    • HFC autumn meeting 2021: October 19. and 20. at Petroleumstilsynet, Stavanger (see Meetings)
    • New OA book: Sensemaking in Safety Critical and Complex Situations: Human Factors and Design (Talor&Francis or Amazon - with free eBook version
    • USN gets its first Center for Outstanding Education.
    • Guidelines for use of CCTV (free copy to all members: Guidelines, Literature)
    • 2017-2021: We got support from The Research Council of Norway for the projects: SAREPTA (description, slides) - Safety, autonomy, remote control and operations of industrial transport systems & SMACS (description, slides) - Sensemaking in safety-critical situations.

Attendance by students/HF Emeritus are free (up to six students). The principle is "first come - first served". If the students want to participate at the evening dinner, they have to pay for that.

Responsible project manager HFC: Stig.O.Johnsen@sintef.no