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The UK's Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has a wealth of very good information about human factors. It is all available free to everyone.

The HSE's Inspectors Human Factors Toolkit is a particularly useful resource. It is even available in French and Portuguese

The Public Inquiry into the Piper Alpha Disaster is now available on the HSE's website (see pages 95 and 191 for information about permit to work and shift handover)

The US Chemical Safety and Hazardous Investigation Board (CSB) is an excellent source of information and their videos are particularly effective at communicating critical process safety and human factors messages.

Their recent updated video of the BP Texas City accident is definitely worth watching

The Institution of Chemical Engineers provides some very useful resources (some for members only). In particular:
Loss Prevention Bulletin
HSE historical accident reports

Engineering Equipment and Materials Users Association (EEMUA) provide a range of useful guidance documents (mostly paid for unless you are a member). In particular:
EEMUA 191 Alarm Management (2013)
EEMUA 201 Control Room Design (2019) (Checklists available as free download at

In response to COVID-19 I have published a couple of articles:
Don't overlook process safety
Go and tidy your (control) room
Also, I was commissioned by Eschbach (makers of Shiftconnector logging and handover software) to talk at at Webinar about the impacts of social distancing. You can access a recording at

Other recent publications of mine you may be interested in:
Process Isolations
Human factors of interlocks
Maintaining bursting disks and safety valves
Human factors in projects
Piper Alpha shift handover
Piper Alpha shared isolations
Emergency procedures
Control room design
Incident investigation and bias
Bowtie diagrams and human factors