Modern control centres are considered to be complex socio-technical systems. The design and layout of workstations, the allocation of functions between people and equipment, and the interactions between the people working in the control centre itself, all benefit from the application of human factors principles.
This is particularly relevant as the ability of operators to effectively monitor and manage increasingly complex processes becomes more challenging.
Our consultants apply human factors best practice in control centre design, which includes:
We have worked on control centre design projects for clients in the mining, offshore oil and gas, rail and aviation sectors.