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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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Relearning how to build nuclear in the U.K.
The effort to build the Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in Somerset, England, has been “prodigious, lengthy, and increasingly costly.” So says London-based energy, business, and environment writer Stanley Reed in his recent New York Times article, “Why Britain Is Struggling with Nuclear Power.”
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by NCSD
Wednesday, November 16, 2022|3:15–5:00PM MST|Copperwood
James Cole (Sandia)
Benjamin Martin (Y-12 Nat'l Security Complex)
Kermit A. Bunde
John A. Miller
This panel session is for sharing tools, lessons learned, challenges and associated with the management of and regulatory oversight for NCS programs. This panel builds on the discussions in previous sessions of lesson learned and training and qualification. However, it looks to share the perspective from more of a programmatic aspect as compared to a floor application level. The session will touch on oversight practices, conduct, and reporting. Panelists from industry and regulatory bodies will present.
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