Human Factors Aspects in Incidents / Accidents

customer-support2This Flight Operations Briefing Note provides a summary of human factors issues identified in incidents and accidents.
This summary may be used either to assess:

• The company exposure and develop corresponding prevention strategies; or,
• The reader’s individual exposure and develop corresponding personal lines-of-defense.

Ultimately, human factors are involved in all incidents and accidents.  Whether crew-related, ATC-related, maintenance-related, organization-related or  design-related, each link of the safety chain involves human beings and, therefore, human decisions and potential human errors.  Acknowledging that a chain is as strong as its weakest link, human factors need to be addressed in all domains (i.e., design, manufacturing, operations, maintenance, air traffic control, etc).


Human Factors Aspects in Incidents / Accidents

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