Preventing Human Error in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Life Sciences


This webinar will explore the true causes and nature of human error, how human error should be investigated, how human error relates to human performance, and the difference between real human error and systems, process, and management deficiencies.

Course Objectives:

Human Error occurs in all settings. In the world of pharmaceutical manufacturing, the result of that error can result in loss of product or at the most extreme, injury to patients. Human is a frequent occurrance in pharmaceutical manufacturing. It occurs even when every obvious preventive actions have been employed such as effective compliance documentation development and training.

Unfortunately, sometimes these actions are not adequate to prevent these errors from occurring. “Human Error” is sometimes not the cause of issues even though relegated / assigned as the root cause of adverse events with reasons assigned such as “lack of attention to detail” or “failure to follow procedure”. Corrective action in these instances often involve re-training or disciplinary action. These approaches do not seek to understand really why the error(s) occurred.

Course Outline:

• Understanding Human Error
• Nature of human error in pharmaceutical manufacturing
• Approaches to investigating Human Error
• The root causes that are directly attributable to Human Error
• The role of leadership in Human Error reduction
• Human Error Reduction Strategies
• Human Error Prevention and Reduction Drivers

What You Get:

• Training Materials
• Live Q&A Session with our Expert
• Participation Certificate
• Access to Signup Community (Optional)
• Reward Points

Who Will Benefit:

• Regulatory Affairs Departments
• Compliance Departments
• Quality Departments
• Manufacturing Departments
• Production Departments
• Engineering Departments
• Operations Departments
• Research and Development Departments
• Documentation Departments
• Laboratory Professionals

Charles H. Paul,

Charles H. Paul is the President of C. H. Paul Consulting, Inc. – a regulatory, training, and technical documentation consulting firm. Charles is a management consultant, instructional designer and regulatory consultant and has led C. H. Paul Consulting, Inc. since its inception over 25 years ago. He regularly consults with Fortune 500 pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotechnology firms assisting them in achieving human resource, regulatory, and operational excellence. He is a regular presenter of webinars and on-site seminars in a variety of related subjects from documentation development to establishing compliant preventive maintenance systems.

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