There is the saying that after all is said and done, to err is human. In a philosophical sense, it can have numerous interpretations, but in the field of Good Manufacturing Practice, it cannot be taken with a pinch of fatalism. GMP requires everything to be precise and scientific to a T. GMP is not an area that leaves anything to human error. Being an area of science, GMP has no place for imagination and chance.
This is why human errors should be taken note of very seriously when it comes to GMP. Human error is seen as a major cause of most losses caused to many organizations. Whether these human errors are intended or not is a matter worth debating on another occasion. But for the purpose of this discussion, quality is something that can severely get dented with human error.
Human error is known to be the culprit and the cause of many losses relating to quality and production. It is at the root of many performance issues. It is highly unlikely that even with our use of many precise scientific tools and devices, human error will totally be eliminated. It is accepted that human error can only be mitigated and minimized.
Understand the source first
So, if human error is something that is known to be part of our lives, it is worth exploring what needs to be done to contain it. The first step is to identify the source of human error. Human error starts right at the design stage. The prudent approach is to thoroughly understand the root cause and reduce the likelihood of human error by going deep into the variables and causes that bring about human error.
This involves having to manipulate the procedures, training, and workplace environment where many variables that affect human behavior intersect. In order to understand the cause and nature of human error, one needs to directly address the systemic weaknesses in order to improve or fix them. To do this, it is necessary to get an understanding of human behavior and the psychology of error.
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Practical approaches to all areas of human error
Ginette will offer practical approaches and tools to address human performance issues in GMP related environments by using a specific methodology for the correction and prevention of these issues and to help avoid their recurrence.
This webinar will cover all the important areas of human error. The speaker will help the participants understand the factors and causes of human error. She will help them explore the importance of human error from the regulatory and business perspectives. She will define the process of managing human error deviations.
Another important learning objective of this webinar is human error measurement and the tools for measurement. Ginette will also help the participants to establish Key Performance Indicators and help them understand how to define and measure human error rate, cognitive load, and CAPA effectiveness. She will also help them identify what they can do in their personal capacities to support human reliability.