Human Error / Edition 1

Human Error / Edition 1

by James Reason, J. T. Reason
     
 

This 1991 book is a major theoretical integration of several previously isolated literatures looking at human error in major accidents.See more details below

Overview

This 1991 book is a major theoretical integration of several previously isolated literatures looking at human error in major accidents.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521314190
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1990
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
585,981
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The nature of error; 2. Studies of human error; 3. Performance levels and error types; 4. Cognitive under-specification and error forms; 5. A design for a fallible machine; 6. The detection of errors; 7. Latent errors and systems disasters; 8. Assessing and reducing the risks associated with human error; References.

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