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E/HF Theory And Practice (CIEHF Competence 2)

The Surgical approach to Human Factors - An interview with Peter Brennan

Professor Peter Brennan is a NHS Consultant Surgeon in Portsmouth, specialising in head and neck cancer. Barry talks with him to see how he is driving Human Factors approaches from his perspective. To date, Peter has published over 700 publications including more than 80 on Human Factors and patient safety. His HF work has changed the delivery of postgraduate surgery exam delivery in the UK and abroad.

Professional Skills And Implementation (CIEHF Competence 5)

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 Boeing. He is also the current President at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES). In this interview,

Professional Skills And Implementation (CIEHF Competence 5)

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 the result. Fair warning, this is the first time ever that Barry has put together a multi-person interview/montage and also first time using a complex media editor (in this case Davinci Resolve). Its not perfect, but certainly gives us something to build on for the next time.

Design And Development Of Systems (CIEHF Competence 4)

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 students about using future technologies in farming, as well as providing cutting edge research utilising sensor technologies an...

Human Capabilities And Limitations (CIEHF Competence 3)

The Burning Issue - An Interview with Nick Rutter from Fire Angel

Humans are currently blamed for the majority of damaging dwelling fires. An underlying reason behind that is a lack of knowledge of how people behave when waking up bleary eyed to a smoke or fire alarm. Nick Rutter,

Design And Development Of Systems (CIEHF Competence 4)

Supporting Musculoskeletal Health - an interview with FLX Health and Arco

In this interview, the topic of musculoskeletal disorders are a leading cause of occupational ill health in the UK, accounting for 30% of all work-related ill health cases and 27% of lost working days. Affecting 14.9 million people nationally,

Human Capabilities And Limitations (CIEHF Competence 3)

Human Factors in Healthcare - An Interview with Tony Andre

Tony Andre is the founder of Interface Analysis Associates and has decades of experience applying Human Factors in the healthcare setting. Additionally he also started the international symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare it 11 year...

E/HF Theory And Practice (CIEHF Competence 2)

Human Factors in Agriculture - An interview with Jill Poots

A domain that has always held an attraction is Agriculture, and even more so with the development of technology that is being utilised to enable fewer people on a farm to do a lot more. From GPS enabled tractors to the use of IOT technology to ensure the soil and water have exactly what is needed and when, as well as being able to predict weather windows for fertilising the land and harvesting crops. But its also a dangerous environment, with heavy machinery that is focused on cutting, mulching, squashing and shredding as well as simple things like pitch forks and animals that can do unpredictable things. Jill Poots, joined Barry to have a chat and give some insights into Human Factors in Agriculture.

E/HF Theory And Practice (CIEHF Competence 2)

Working from home - getting serious about furniture - An Interview with Guy Osmond

Working from home has been a necessity throughout the pandemic, but now the idea of Hybrid Working is the "new normal". As we move from necessity to normal, we should also be moving from the dining room chair to something that is going to properly sup...

Professional Skills And Implementation (CIEHF Competence 5)

What does 2022 hold?

An introduction to the 2022 programme, what can be expected and what are the opportunities.