Table 3

Grading of the interference or disturbance on the intended task/procedure

Event levelObserved effect
1Potentially distracting source
2Interference noticed by floating personnel
3Floating member attends to non-case interference
4Team member momentarily distracted from task
5Team member pauses current task
6Team member attends to distraction
7Whole/part team momentarily distracted from task
8Whole/part team attend to distraction
9Flow of the task/procedure interrupted
  • 1=least, 9=most.