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BMC 283 Importance of Human Factors

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Course Description

This course is an overview of human factors, the study and understanding of interactions between people and their environments.  Key areas covered include psychology, workplace design, fatigue, error, and engineering as they relate to health, profit and loss, performance, and liability. Examine and learn from models and plans that reduce the negative impacts and enhance the positive aspects of human factors.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand that even the most competent personnel can commit operational errors
  • Identify strategies to control operational errors
  • Explain the differences between errors, mistakes, deviations and violations
  • Have a working knowledge of a number of concept models
  • Comprehend the depth of material available in this field for future study
  • Recognize how organizational culture impacts individual and team behaviours with respect to safety.

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)




Sections

  BMC 283 - 011 Importance of Human Factors  
  Fall 2016   Status:  Available
 
Class:   Thu, Fri, Sat 8:30AM - 4:30PM
17 Nov 2016 to 19 Nov 2016
Number of Sessions: 3 Sessions
Hours: 20.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $480.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Campus: Downtown
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Brendan Kapuscinski, Elaine Parker
  Reading List / Textbook:  No Textbook to purchase.
  Section Notes:  

Pre-requisite: BMC 104 Health and Safety Management Systems: The Basics

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you pre-read or familiarize yourself with course materials prior to the course.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

Students will be required to complete assignments during the week and may be asked to prepare a final assignment after the course has ended.

The instructor may choose to use Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning environment, to post the Course Outline and other course materials. If you have questions about using D2L, let your instructor know when you attend the first class. D2L may not be available before the start date of the course.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  
 
  BMC 283 - 012 Importance of Human Factors  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
 
Online:   21 Feb 2017 to 10 Apr 2017
Hours: 20.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $480.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
 
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Brendan Kapuscinski, Elaine Parker
  Reading List / Textbook:  No Textbook to purchase, all information will be provided online, on D2L.
  Section Notes:  

Prerequisite: BMC 104 Health and Safety Management Systems: The Basics

Prerequisite: BMC 352 Learning Online

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
  • This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L).
  • Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date.
A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.  
 


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