- Human Factors
April 10, 2018
7:15 am - 9:00 am
Over time, the approach to managing safety has transformed from a reactive, to proactive, and now, striving towards a predictive model. One of the challenges to organization and safety professionals is how to effectively transition to a predictive approach to safety, and to identify key variables and/or method to employ. Employee’s perception to organization safety has been demonstrated as one of the KPI of an organization’s safety culture, critical to adopting and supporting a predictive safety model.
Speaker Micah Walala
Micah Walala, Ph.D., has an extensive background in Systems Safety development with a high level of concentration on the Human Factors that influence employee behavior that ultimately affect the success or failure of an organization’s safety and risk control system. He earned his BS in Aerospace Studies and MS in Safety Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Arizona, and his Ph.D. in Technology – Aviation Concentration at Purdue University in 2016. He has authored and published many texts pertaining to aviation safety and other industries while in the United States and abroad in his native country of Nigeria