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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 9–12, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|The Mirage
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Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by NCSD
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|4:30–6:15PM EDT
Mandy Bowles Tomaszewski (LANL)
Kermit A. Bunde (Idaho Operations Office, DOE)
Erica McGowan (ANS)
One of the significant challenges of the NCS industry is providing a robust training and qualification program while negotiating an influx of new engineers. It is of great value to share how facilities approach this challenge all while meeting the requirements of ANS/ANSI 8.26. Panelists will discuss basic qualification, the transfer of knowledge from senior engineers, and qualification of engineers with past experience, but who are in need of individual site, facility, and process familiarity.
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