Safety Management System Design & Procedures
Cortexia can assess your current SMS and associated procedures to ensure you are not only meeting your regulatory requirements, but also providing an edge to your operators and minimising organisational and operational risk. We are experts in designing industry benchmark human performance and system safety guidance, assurance procedures, and specialist instruction (including automation and technology evaluation, human factors integration and investigations).
Whether its a Patient Safety Management System for a healthcare facility or a Human Error Management System for a Bank or Boutique Fund, we ensure human error is minimised and performance optimised.
We are confident that we can enhance your business performance, minimise risk, and streamline operations. If you would like to increase the assurance of your in-house SMS or Procedures please contact us.
“Damien has the rare ability to take his detailed technical and theoretical knowledge and actually apply it practically, efficiently and in a way that the lay person can understand and act on. He manages ambiguity and uncertainty very well and has the knack of getting in, and making meaningful progress while others are still spinning their wheels.”
Donna Benecke – Safety Assurance Manager
“Damien is a focussed, proactive and flexible operator who has provided invaluable project support. I would recommend Damien to support any complex project development that requires Human Factors expertise.”
Edward Macfarlane – Principal Consultant
“I have no hesitation recommending Cortexia to address your HF organisational challenges. They have the ability to take technical principles of human performance and translate into language and processes that absolutely fit your organisational direction and strategy. In essence, they holistically deliver complex results by implementation of simple solutions that people will engage with, and more importantly, are understandable.”Stephen Stringer – Safety Systems Manager
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Humans retain a vital role in most high-risk industries, particularly in their abilities to problem solve and respond to unanticipated events. The demands on these operators have been increasing and are likely to reach a point where current human and technological capabilities will be severely strained. This situation has in the past, and will in the … Read More
THE HUMAN FACTORS OF BANKING & FINANCE The common thread in most studies dealing with financial decision-making deals with mathematical models of financial prediction. In a similar model, traditional approaches to risk management focus on absorbing or “controlling” risk to make profit (Unser, 2000). In the banking and finance industry, reducing error is often attempted … Read More
Developing and Implementing a Safety Lead Indicator Program Organisations are increasingly moving towards an approach to safety that is proactive and predictive. For this to occur, a socio-technical systems approach to safety is often recommended. This involves considering all variables within the work environment and how they interact with one another (e.g., people, procedures, systems, … Read More
Existing military command and control (C2) frameworks have been useful in highlighting technology related issues and their direct effects within an organization. They are, however, limited in assessing the full range of impacts resulting from technology insertions and in exploring the links between C2 changes and battlefield effects. Additionally, traditional C2 frameworks have … Read More
What happens when a financial institution takes a traditional approach to risk, with the aim to eliminate or minimise human error with procedure laden controls and a focus on individuals’ actions? Unless the industry is highly stable with very little complexity involved, it can be like trying to fit a square peg into a round … Read More
What do financial traders, surgeons, miners, bankers, pit crew, pilots, and air traffic controllers all have in common? Their decisions often have life-impacting implications for themselves and others. Their roles are complex, high-risk, and require rapid decision-making under extreme pressure. To avoid catastrophe, they must manage the unexpected as efficiently, effectively, and safely as possible. … Read More