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A Guide To Task Analysis

The Task Analysis Working Group, 1st Edition

Edited by B Kirwan, L. K. Ainsworth

CRC Press

417 pages

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This work shows readers how to target task analysis TA resources effectively over the life cycle of a project from conceptual design Through To Systems Operation, Noting The Role Of TA In Safety And Quality assurance, minimizing operator error,

Table of Contents

Part 1: the task analysis process. Part 2: task analysis techniques; task data collection; task description methods; task simulation methods; task behaviour assessment methods; task requirements; evaluation methods. Part 3: task analysis case studies; balancing automation and human action through task analysis; a preliminary communications system assessment; a plant local panel review; a staffing assessment for a local control room; task simulation to predict operator workload in a command systenm; task analysis of operator safety actions; maintenance training; a method for quantifying ultrasonic inspection effectiveness; operational safety review of a solid waste storage plant; a task analysis programme for a large nuclear chemical plant.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety