Can an engineer be trusted to put his/her tools away??
A discussion we've had several times in talking about implementing advanced tool control systems:
Well it's really not about trust as such, this is about this phenomenon called Human Error. Human factors can cause errors in many critical trades, for example a highly skilled surgeon can leave a pair of forceps in a patient!
To answer the afore mentioned question we could draw attention to many examples such as this incident where lockwire was not replaced during maintenance:
As an engineer put it to us once during another discussion:
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