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Document ID (ISN)68676
CIS number 97-526
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1203-1
Year 1996
Convention or series no. OTH 94 443
Author(s) Berman J.V.F., Huddleston J.H.F.
Health and Safety Executive
Title Drill-floor design: A consideration of human factors
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1996. v, 136p. Bibl.ref. Price: GBP 35.00.
Abstract This document provides a methodology for the integration of human factors into the safe design of drill floors on offshore structures. Accident statistics related to drilling operations are presented, human factor considerations during various stages of the design process are identified, and specific issues related to information requirements, controls, and the working environment are examined. A compendium of techniques which acts as a toolkit for use with the methodology is also provided.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; human factors; safety by design; drilling rigs and derricks; offshore oil extraction
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; workplace design; supply of information; statistics; layout of controls
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry
Psychological factors