Human Factors in Diving:

Part 3 "Reducing Error Producing Conditions."

We wrap up our Human Factors discussion with Gareth Lock. We discuss error producing conditions, network influence mapping and how to improve learning from incidents. We also preview the upcoming Human Factors in Diving Conference.

In Sept 2021 there will be the online Human Factors in Diving Conference. For more info and how to attend goto:

Direct download: PD226.mp3
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Psycho-Motor Skills Discussion.

Interview with Karl Shreeves. Karl is the Director of Training Development at PADI. We discuss psycho-motor skills and how that relates to teaching and performing scuba diving. Psychomotor skills refers to a wide range of actions involving physical movement related to conscious cognitive processing.

Direct download: PD225.mp3
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Human Factors in Diving

Psychological Safety and Just Culture:

Gareth Lock, author of the book "The Human Diver" talks about the two key concepts in dive safety analysis. Psychological safety and just culture.

- Psychological Safety is the belief that you won’t be punished or humiliated for speaking up with ideas, questions, concerns, or mistakes. It’s a shared belief held by members of a team that others on the team will not embarrass, reject, or punish you for speaking up.

- Just Culture is a concept related to systems thinking which emphasizes that mistakes are generally a product of faulty organizational cultures, rather than solely brought about by the person or persons directly involved. In a just culture, after an incident, the question asked is, "What went wrong?" rather than "Who caused the problem?".

In Sept 2021 there will be the online Human Factors in Diving Conference. For more info and how to attend goto:

Direct download: PD224.mp3
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Human Factors in Diving

Part 1: An Introduction

Gareth Lock is a retired RAF officer and dive educator who is the Director of "The Human Diver". This is an organization that's mission is to improve the safety and performance of divers thru the study of Human Factors.

Human Factors are the physical or cognitive properties of individuals, or social behavior which is specific to humans, and influence functioning of technological systems as well as human-environment equilibria. The safety of diving operations can be improved by reducing the frequency of human error and the consequences when it does occur.

Gareth wrote the seminal book on the this topic: Under Pressure: Diving Deeper with Human Factors purchase on Amazon:

Gareth's website is: The 2021

Human Factors in Diving Conference is:

Direct download: PD223.mp3
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