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1202 - The Human Factors Podcast

1202 - The Human Factors Podcast

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.

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Recent Episodes

Nov. 14, 2022

Rail Investigations - An interview with Becky Charles

Becky Charles is an investigator with the Rail Accident Investigation Branch and in this interview she gives us insights into wha…

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Oct. 9, 2022

Proactive Learning - An interview with Dr Marcin Nazaruk

Current approaches to defining and understanding safety risk can be seen to rely heavily on incidents occurring or near misses be…

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Sept. 26, 2022

The Dirty Dozen - An interview with Michael Bates and Gordon Dupont

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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Aug. 29, 2022

Applying Human Factors on the ground - An interview with Suzy Broadbe…

Suzy Broadbent is a Fellow of the CIEHF with twenty years experience working in Human Factors across defence, rail and now health…

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Aug. 15, 2022

Publishing Human Factors books - An interview with Bob Bridger

We all have our "go to" reference book: but how do you go about writing and publishing such a thing? Past President of the CIEHF…

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Aug. 1, 2022

Human Factors in Iarnród Éireann - An interview with Nora Balfe

Iarnród Éireann, or Irish Rail, has its own share of Human Factors Challenges, and the person with the challenge of ensuring HF i…

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July 18, 2022

RAF Safety and Just Culture

Over the past decade or so, the Royal Air Force has been going through a cultural evolution. In this episode, Ian and Avril give …

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July 4, 2022

HF in Rail - An interview with David Golightly

David Golightly is a lecturer at Newcastle University and works in the field of cognitive ergonomics, understanding the factors t…

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June 20, 2022

The Surgical approach to Human Factors - An interview with Peter Bren…

Professor Peter Brennan is a NHS Consultant Surgeon in Portsmouth, specialising in head and neck cancer. Barry talks with him to…

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June 6, 2022

HFES - The Presidents Perspective - An interview with Chris Reid

Chris Reid is the Human Factors and Ergonomics Boeing Technical Fellow within the Environment, Health and Safety organization at …

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May 23, 2022

Ergonomics and Human Factors Conference 2022 - Review

Barry talks to attendees and some of the key people behind the scenes about putting together EHF 2022 and what they thought of th…

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April 18, 2022

Farming, Decision Making and IOT - An interview with John Owen

In this podcast, Barry interviews John Owen, Project Manager at Gelli Aur Farm, Coleg Sir Gar, where they teach agriculture stude…

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Recent Blog Posts

10,000 Audio Downloads

This is an amazing milestone to hit.  According to our Audio host, Bluberry, there have been over 10,000 downloads of 1202 podcast episodes.  A…

1202 Human Factors Podcast Statistics 2021

A roundup of listenership of 1202 - The Human Factors Podcast up to the end of December 2021.

Categories and competencies

Having had a lot of categories and no real way of controlling them, I have been pondering about what would be a more sensible approach, what would be use…