Human Factors is a multi-disciplinary applied science that integrates the fields of psychology, engineering, ergonomics, management and industrial design. Human Factors pivots around the processes of effective system design, and deals with areas such as personnel selection; personnel training; machine design; job design; and, environmental design. This unit provides an introduction to the range of issues covered in human factors and supports the development of some basic skills used by human factors professionals to study occupational environments.
|Unit name||Human Factors and Risk Management in the Maritime Industry|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Siriwardhana Hirimbure Gamage
|Available as student elective?||No|
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- International students
- Domestic students
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Assess human factor issues in the maritime environment and develop an
Analyse a maritime-related task using hierarchical task analysis (HTA) to identify errors in the procedure
Examine a maritime accident and illustrate the causes using a theoretical model
Assess the implications of human factor issues for the wider maritime community to devise a solution.
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Online unit. Recommended 180 minutes independent learning weekly.
ATT1 - Analysis assignment 1 (1500 words) (20%)
ATT2 - Analysis assignment 2 (1800 words) (30%)
ATT3 - Analysis assignment 3 (4500 words) (50%)
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