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Rail Industry

Rail Human Factors

Human Factors training in the rail industry considers the cognitive and individual factors that can influence the potential for human errors in railway operations. We deliver Human Factors courses for the Rail industry which are suitable for multi-disciplinary groups including:

  • Train drivers
  • Conductors and dispatchers
  • Driver managers
  • Trainers and assessors
  • Signallers
  • Accident investigators
  • Safety managers

Human Factors in Railway Operations Training
Benefits of human factors training

Human Factors training recognises that human error is inevitable and develops a proactive approach to error management that can benefit organisations in a number of ways:

  • Increasing awareness and identification of human risks
  • Accurate identification of the underlying causes
  • Adopting a non-punitive approach to error management
  • Developing an organisational ‘learning culture’ that has the support and buy-in of its employees
  • Improve human performance
  • Reduce risks
  • Reduce frequency of human error
  • Reduce consequences of human error
  • Increase individual and organisational efficiency