Human Error

Open course – 1-day Introduction to Ergonomics and Human Factors

27 November 2018 - Guildford We will be delivering our CIEHF-accredited '1-day Introduction to Ergonomics and Human Factors' course on 27 November in Guildford. This session is open for any individual to attend (either sponsored by your employer or self-funded). An open course is a great opportunity to network and meet new people who [...]

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Human Factors checklist for SMEs

The facts of life - birth, death, taxes - and mistakes! Errors, mistakes and violations play a key part in most workplace incidents. According to an SHP report, around 90% of incident reports indicate human failure is to blame. But what are the factors that underlie these errors and violations, and why do investigations [...]

Risk assessment and using historical data – is the risk actually low, or has the gambler had good luck!?

How much can or should we rely on accident or injury history when putting together risk assessments? This question is a natural one and it is frequently asked, but there is surprisingly little guidance on it. It initially seems intuitive to say – “we’ve done it this way for years, never had an accident [...]

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Connect with Ed on Social Media Guildford Ergonomics is run by Ed Milnes. Ed is an experienced and Chartered Ergonomics and Human Factors specialist who enjoys building close working relationships with clients and employees, introducing them to ergonomics ideas and solutions that are innovative, interesting and effective. Ed, as Guildford [...]

Behavioural Risk / Unsafe Acts

Behavioural risk and human failure Do people in your workplace use shortcuts to try and get things done? Are hazards in the workplace sometimes left unreported? Do you put a high reliance on people 'doing things the right way' to avoid incidents and harm? If the answer to any of these is yes, [...]

Procedures – Review and Design

Safe and effective working procedures We design and review Standard Operating Procedures and Standard Maintenance Procedures so that you can be sure your staff are working in the most optimal and safe ways. Using human factors techniques, we develop procedures that are usable and can be easily maintained and kept up to date [...]

Ergonomics general audit

Not sure if you need help or where to start? If you are not sure whether you need ergonomics support or whether you and your employees are exposed to ergonomics risks, we can carry out a preliminary audit of your operations. Our audit gives you a summary of the range of key ergonomic risks [...]

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Helping you run a productive, healthy and safe workplace We provide a range of consultancy services to help clients maximise employees' potential, and achieve legal compliance with health and safety law. Our focus is on workplace ergonomics - making sure that employees' working arrangements, tasks and activities, equipment, and procedures are safe and optimal. Typical examples of what we [...]

Services

Our consultancy services Our face-to-face DSE assessments make sure seats, computers and desk arrangements are set up ergonomically for the user. We offer standard assessments and specialist assessments for users who have special requirements. A properly set up workstation means better concentration and productivity. Online DSE assessments that are simple to use on any device; smartphone, tablet or laptop/desktop. We [...]

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