Human Factors Engineering Program Plan for the Hanford Waste Vitrification Plant

by J. L. Prickett, American Nukem Corp, Irvine, United States,
J. L. Smets, American Nukem Corp, Irvine, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: High Level Radioactive Waste Management 1993


The paper describes the overall human factors program plan while providing more specific information regarding the critical areas of criteria development, dispersed control areas and key problem areas. The primary objective of Human Factors Engineering (HFE) is to improve human performance through enhancements in the work environment and man-machine interfaces to reduce human error and its potentially serious consequences.

Subject Headings: Human factors | Engineering education | Heat treatment | Waste storage | Radioactive wastes | Waste disposal | Control systems | Systems engineering

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