Barry Kirby explores aspects of Human Factors, from practitioners in the field, through Processes and Tools that are useful (or not) and other Information and News that may be beneficial. For HF people to keep in touch and non-HF people to hear what we do.Play Episode
AI is all the rage at the moment, with the advent of ChatGPT and other AI tools hogging the limelight, Kate Preston who is not only studying the use of AI in the health domain but is also the co-chair …
Ben Peachey is the CEO of the CIEHF. In this interview he gives us insights into why he was keen to apply for the role, what he has achieved to date and where he sees the Institute going under his …
Rob Hutton gives us an insight into Naturalistic Decision Making and how it takes methods out of the Lab.
Jenny Radcliffe gives insights into the domain of Social Engineering and Penetration Testing.
Martin Bromiley talks about his determination for more Human Factors in the medical domain and the formation of the Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG).
Dan Williams shares his expertise in the need and value of conducting appropriate workplace assessments for audio and visually impaired staff.
Steven Shorrock gives us an overview of his career, with candid reflections on significant influences on his career. He reflects on how HF has evolved through his career and gives his thoughts on where it should go in the fut...
2022 has been a year of, hopefully positive, change, with 20 episodes covering a wide range of topics. In this review, Barry highlights some of the most popular.
Tina Worthy is the COO of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors. She shares with us just how the organisation has achieved so much especially considering the relatively small number of staff, and where she s...
Becky Charles is an investigator with the Rail Accident Investigation Branch and in this interview she gives us insights into what the role is and how Human Factors is a key component of the overall team.
Current approaches to defining and understanding safety risk can be seen to rely heavily on incidents occurring or near misses being reported. Dr Marcin Nazaruk talks with Barry about a new approach he is driving called Proactive Learning, or in …
Michael Bates interviews Gordon Dupont about the creation of the "Dirty Dozen" the 12 main reasons behind why human error occurs.
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"Still learning so much and as always Peter Brennan’s enthusiasm and candid approach to how we can make operating theatres and health care team minimise errors and work better by ensuring people stay …"
"Barry is an amazing personality who truly takes the time to develop and ask meaningful questions to his guests on the show. Topics are varied, and are always interesting. Would highly recommend anyo…"
"If you get a chance, listen to the Fatigue Risk Management episode. One of his best."
"Superbly produced and highly informative podcast, keep up the good work Barry."