Space and Human Factor Study

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Human Factor issues are the root cause in over 80% of the aviation incidents. Aviation occurrences decrease customer confidence along with directly and indirectly increasing costs. Each organization can and is responsible for creating a safe and informed corporate safety culture. In doing so, the prepared organization will develop an effective safety management system. Human factors research can help with the preliminary stages of evaluating the effectiveness of a human factors based safety policy. Such work would include assisting with the assessment procedures of an inhouse safety management system and the designing of an inhouse training schedule which increases an employee's awareness of Human Factors and encourages the employee to proactively take prevention and awareness in the workplace to the next level as they work within their team and department.

Human factors include:

  • Extreme fatigue which leads to loss of precision, dexterity, reaction time
  • Extreme stress, fear, violence, withdrawal, limited higher performance
  • Attitude shifts, impulsivity, questioning authority, reduced motivation, increased motivation
  • Reduced communication, breakdown, empathy, assumption, memory loss, dissociation, greater assimilation, better association
  • Tolerance for error, managing risks and hazards
  • Balance, posture adjustments
  • Documentation and processing, logic approaches, cognition processes
  • Stamina, fitness measures

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