Situational Awareness Documents

Documents – Situational Awareness
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Abnormal Situation Management - The need for Good Situation Awareness
Organizational Accidents and Abnormal Situations Management
Situation Critical
Operator Performance
Operator Effectiveness


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* Abnormal Situation Management – The need for Good Situation Awareness
A paper presented by Ian Nimmo, September of 2004 at the symposium “Advances in Process Control 7”.  The paper discusses strategies to help operators maintain a high level of situational awareness i.e., an accurate perception of the current condition of the process and equipment, and accurate understanding of the meaning of key performance indicators.

* Organizational Accidents and Abnormal Situation Management

* Situation Critical
Written by Ian Nimmo, published in Hydrocarbon Engineering – December 2006.  Article discusses organizational accidents and abnormal situation management.

* Operator Performance