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18Sep
Reducing Human Error through Procedures (Procedure Goals, Styles, Good Procedure Writing practic
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Aurora
Date: September 18, 2018 to September 18, 2018
Where: Aurora, 26468%20E%20Walker%20Dr%2C%20Aurora%2C%20Colorado%2080016, Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80016
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OVERVIEW

Human error is known to be the primary cause of quality and production losses in many industries. Although it is unlikely that human error will ever be eliminated, many human performance problems can be prevented. Human errors start at the design stage. Procedures play a vital role in human reliability. Nevertheless, it is essential to understand human behavior and the psychology of error as well as understand exactly where the instructions weaknesses are so that procedures can be human engineered, improved and fixed.

WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND

Procedures are essential for both execution and audits. These should be written for users without missing relevant information for regulators. Usually, procedures have weaknesses that harm productivity, quality, and regulatory standing. We will discuss from content development to formats designed for human error reduction due to procedures.

AREAS COVERED

  • SOP writing outline
  • Content development
  • The rationale for procedure use
  • Regulatory compliance background 
  • Universal purpose of procedures
  • The Human Perspective
  • Human Error as a root cause and human error prevention techniques
  • The thinking and reading process
  • Common mistakes and causes

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • How to create and maintain a procedure
  • Goals of a procedure
  • Good Procedure Writing practices (Terminology, Formats, layouts, mixed cases, steps content, familiar words, references, branching, conditional steps, the use of "Precautions", "Warnings" and "Cautions,"
  • Procedure styles
  • Use of electronic information networks for procedure access.

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