CIRCULAR HUMAN FACTORS DIGEST No. 4 I PROCEEDINGS OF THE ICAO HUMAN FACTORS SEMINAR Leningrad, April 1990 Approved by the Secretary General and published under his authority I INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVlAf ION ORGANIZATION MONTREAL CANADA
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Page ORGANIZATION OF THE SEMINAR ............. 1 OBJECTIVES OF THE SEMINAR .............. 2 EVALUATION OF THE SEMINAR'. ............. 3 APPENDIX A PRESENTATION OF PAPERS ......... A-I APPENDIX B LIST OF PARTICIPANTS .......... B-1
2 Circular 229-A151137 The officers, of the seminar were XCAO W.R. Fromme 0. Fritsch Y. Kravchenko D. Lane Director, Iir Navigation Bureau Chief, Accident Investigation and Prevention Section Technical Officer, Accident Tnvestigat ion and Prevention Section Chief, Personnel icensing and Training Section Technical Officer, Personnel icensing and Training Section Secretaryc Accident Investigation and Prevention section Chief Interpreter A.M. Goryashko Deputy Minister of USSR Civil Aviation B.A. Ryzhenkov Executive Secretary, USSR codssion for XCAO G.A. Kryzhanovskiy Director of Civil Aviation Academy Y.A. Balakin Director of Leningrad Civil Aviation Department V.Z. Artemyev Chief of International Branch, Civil Aviation Academy The working languages of the seminar were English, French, Russian and Spanish. The great importance that ICAO places on the application of Human Factors knowledge is reflected in Azsembly Resolution A26-9 "Human Factors programmes .., should be put to practical use, with a view to raising the safety level of air transport." Given this importance, it was considered essential that as many as possible attend the seminar in Leningrad, so they could benefit from the papers and discussions presented by the world's foremost experts in Human Factors. The seminar was not limited only to State officials the attendance also included representatives from airlines, manufacturers and academic institutions. The theme of the seminar was "the application of Human Factors knowledge to aviation management, training and operations", with the faLlowing objective "to .improve safety in aviation by making the States more aware and responsive to the importance of Human Factors in civil aviation operations through the provision of practical HWn Factors materials and measures, developed on the basis of the experience in States".