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API HUMAN FACTORS 2005

Human Factors in New Facility Design Tool

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Organization: API
Publication Date: 1 October 2005
Status: active
Page Count: 82
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This document focuses only on equipment design. Items such as human error, behavior-based safety, and operating procedure issues are not in the scope.

The Tool covers equipment that is common to both upstream producing and downstream manufacturing operations. Equipment associated with specific activities, such as drilling rigs is not specifically addressed. The human factors principles described in this document are intended for new equipment designs; however, many ideas provided in this Tool may be used to improve the operation of existing plants, where feasible.

Document History

API HUMAN FACTORS 2005
October 1, 2005
Human Factors in New Facility Design Tool
This document focuses only on equipment design. Items such as human error, behavior-based safety, and operating procedure issues are not in the scope. The Tool covers equipment that is common to...
March 1, 2004
Tool for Incorporating Human Factors During Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) Reviews of Plant Designs
The following tool contains screening questions for incorporating human factors in process design. To make the tool more useful, example situations and potential solutions were added. Please note...

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