Safety Training plus Human Factors

This course has been created to fulfil the new Commission Implementing Regulation (IR) 2021/1963. All EASA Part 145 and Part CAMO organisations are required to be compliant with IR 2021/1963 from 2nd December 2022.

Part of this requirement is for personnel to undergo recurrent training which contains Safety Training and Human Factors content, as described in GM1 145.A.30(e).

£52.00 (exc. VAT)

8 hour(s)

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Who is this course aimed at? All EASA Part 145 Organisations

To help all personnel in the engineering maintenance environment (technicians, engineers, planners, managers, etc. to recognise human performance limitations in themselves and others, and be able to avoid, detect and rectify errors or error prone behaviour and practices.

It focuses on the elements of the human factors and safety management programme required by Part-145 and AMC-145; IR 2021/1963 ad GM1 145.A.30(e) human factors and error management programme which forms part of an organisation’s Safety Management System.

Course Content:

Module 1 

1. The meaning of the terms safety management and Human Factors.
1.1 Explain the need to understand and address safety management and HF.
1.2 List statistics from studies of incident data.
1.3 Explain why incidents occurred and how human factors contributed to them.
1a. Explain safety risk management in relation to:
1a.1. Hazard identification
1a.2. Safety risk assessment
1a.3. Risk mitigation and management
1a.4. Effectiveness of safety risk management

Module 2

2. The concept of safety culture and what is meant by organisational aspects of human factors.
Identify the elements of a good safety culture and its importance in relation to:
2.1 Justness/Trust
2.2 Commitment to safety
2.3 Adaptability
2.4 Awareness
2.5 Behaviour
2.6 Information

Module 3 

3. Explain human error in relation to:
3.1 Error models and theories
3.2 Types of errors in continuing airworthiness management and maintenance tasks
3.3 Violations
3.4 Implications of errors
3.5 Avoiding and managing errors
3.6 Human reliability

Module 4 

4. Human performance and limitations in relation to:
4.1 Vision
4.2 Hearing
4.3 Information-processing
4.4 Attention and perception
4.5 Situational awareness
4.6 Memory
4.7 Claustrophobia and physical access
4.8 Motivation
4.9 Fitness/Health
4.10 Stress
4.11 Workload management
4.12 Fatigue
4.13 Alcohol, medication, drugs
4.14 Physical work
4.15 Repetitive tasks/complacency

Module 5 

5. How environmental factors effect human performance in relation to:
5.1 Peer pressure
5.2 Stressors
5.3 Time pressure and deadlines
5.4 Workload
5.5 Shift work
5.6 Noise and fumes
5.7 Illumination
5.8 Climate and temperature
5.9 Motion and vibration
5.10 Complex systems
5.11 Other hazards in the workplace
5.12 Lack of manpower
5.13 Distractions and interruptions
LRTT Learning Design

Module 6

6. Procedures, information, tools and practices in relation to:
6.1 Visual inspection
6.2 Work logging and recording
6.3 Procedure — practice/mismatch/norms
6.4 Technical documentation — access and quality

Module 7

7. Describe communication processes for:
7.1 Shift/Task handover
7.2 Dissemination of information
7.3 Explain the impact of cultural differences on communication.

Module 8

8. Teamwork, in relation to:
8.1 Responsibility
8.2 Management, supervision and leadership
8.3 Decision-making

Module 9

9. Professionalism and integrity, in relation to:
9.1 Keeping up to date; currency
9.2 Avoiding error-provoking behaviour
9.3 Assertiveness

Module 10

10. Describe the organisation’s safety programme, in relation to:
10.1 Safety policy and objectives, just culture principles
10.1 Reporting errors and hazards, internal safety reporting scheme
10.2. Disciplinary policy
10.3 Error Investigation process
10.4 Action to address problems
10.5 Feedback and safety promotion