HFC forum is a professional network, with the purpose to improve human factors methods in design and operations of safe, secure and resilient operations. (HFC forum was established based on the open method CRIOP).
Vision for HFC: "Professional forum to advance the use of Human Factors (Organizational, Cognitive and Ergonomics) in safety critical operations".
HFC forum is an open assosiation where companies, individuals and students can participate. To become a member, go to "Become a member".
Benefits by beeing a member is:
What Is Human Factors/Ergonomics?
The following definition was adopted by the International Ergonomics Association (IEA) in August 2000: "Human Factors (or Ergonomics) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies theory, principles, data, and other methods to design in order to optimize human well-being and overall system performance".Human Factors domains are: Organizational factors (communication, teamwork, CRM…); Cognitive factors (perceptions, information processing, HMI…); Physical ergonomics (Layout, Working Environment, ….)
Ongoing activities in the forum are:
* Control system includes an MTO perspective, such as control systems, emergency centers, collaboration, drill cabins, crane cabins.
Published November 22, 2012
Responsible project manager HFC: Stig.O.Johnsen@sintef.no