Introduction to FMEA and Human Error Identification

2 Day In-Company Course

In-Company Course Only

This programme can be run at your premises and adapted to your organisation’s specific requirements. Contact us if you’d like to discuss this further.

This course is run jointly with Liv Systems.

Who should attend?
If your role involves responsibility for reliability and human factors issues, in either a technical or non-technical capacity, then this introductory course has been designed for you.

Why attend?
FMEA is one of the most established methods for identifying hazards associated with equipment faults and failures in new products and systems. SHERPA is a widely used technique for recognising ways in which human error may impact on product or system performance. Used together, FMEA and SHERPA provide a powerful combination for analysing new product and system designs to identify the ways in which failures or errors may occur and to improve the design in the light of this revealed information.

What does the course cover?

    Introduction to FMEA

    • Explanation of terms, including “Failure Mode”, “Failure Cause” and “Failure Effect”
    • The principles of FMEA
    • The FMEA methodology and its application
    Introduction to SHERPA

    • Definition and explanation of the term “Human Error”
    • The principles of Human Error Identification
    • The SHERPA methodology
    • The basic principles of Human Error Reduction

Engineering applications and examples are provided throughout.

2 Day Course

In-company course only – contact us for details

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