Over the past two decades, the upstream oil and gas industry has been successful in reducing incident frequency by adopting improved engineering solutions and sophisticated safety management systems.
However, safety performance has reached a plateau in many companies: despite all the money and effort being spent, there is little improvement between one years performance and the next.
How can we achieve further improvements in HSE performance?
What are the benefits of taking human factors into account?
Although the focus of this brochure is on improving HSE performance, incorporating human factors into an HSE plan can also yield operational benefits, including:
This website aims to raise the awareness of the significance of human factors in achieving improved HSE performance. It provides the basic information to determine when and how this fundamental component should be factored into HSE activities.