Automated systems still need people to operate, supervise and repair them. Failure to consider human factors in automation can result in the disengagement of the workforce, unsustainably high or low workload for operators, difficult to use interfaces, and unexpected human failures. Operators may also struggle to take over in the event of a system failure.
Our support to automation projects involves:
We continue to work closely with Rio Tinto and BHP, supporting the automation of critical systems such as ore trains, haul trucks and ship loaders