17 Oct 2023

Call for Development Group Members – Review of AS 7470 Human Factor Integration in Engineering Design ‐ General Requirements

The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) is seeking nominations from people to join a Development Group to review AS 7470 Human Factors Integration in Engineering Design ‐ General Requirements.


This review will ensure AS 7470 Human Factors Integration in Engineering Design ‐ General Requirements continues to provide guidance on how to incorporate human factors considerations into the engineering design process within the Australian rail industry.

This Standard has been reviewed against current Human Factor best practice to ensure the latest concepts and processes are addressed and available to the rail industry.

How to contribute

Stakeholders and interested parties are invited to submit nominations for subject matter experts to join this Development Group to contribute to the overall depth and quality of the product.

Development Group membership is voluntary and requires the support of your organisation to attend and contribute. There will be a minimum of four meetings held between Dec 2023 and Sep 2024. These will be planned as teleconferences; however, this may change to face-to-face meetings where relevant.

Further information of a Development Group member’s responsibilities can be obtained from the RISSB website.

All nominations and enquiries are to be submitted to ihodges@rissb.com.au

As part of your nomination, please provide a brief detailing your contact details, your interest in this development (materially affected party, subject matter expert, etc.), and any other information which might support your participation.

Your information will assist us in ensuring a balanced representation of all major interest categories in the review of this Standard.

The closing date for nominations is Friday, 10th November 2023.