Integrated Health, Safety, Environment and Ergonomic Management Systems for Industry

J Nouri, A Azadeh, I Mohammad Fam, M Azam Azadeh

Abstract


Background: Conventional health, safety and environment (HSE) are a widely used approach to enhance availability and efficiency of complex systems. The integrated HSEE system is defined however as integration of conventional HSE with ergonomics approach. The presented HSEE system introduces a unique, effective and systemic mechanism, which integrates the structure of the human and organizational systems with conventional HSE system. It is utilized to enhance reliability, availability, maintainability and safety through the proposed integrated framework of this study.

Methods: The integrated HSEE is developed by integration of conventional HSE with job systems by re-engineering organizational structures and teamwork through electronic data interchange (EDI). To show the need for and superiority of HSEE over conventional HSE to gas Treatment Company was studied and questionnaires were collected and examined with respect to distinct components of HSEE.

Results: The main result of this study is a framework for development of integrated intelligent human engineering environment in complex critical systems.

Conclusion: The presented HSEE system introduces a unique, effective and systemic mechanism, which integrates the structure of the human and organizational systems with conventional HSE system.


Keywords


Health, Safety, Environment, Ergonomics, Integrated

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