Investigating Human Error / Edition 1

Investigating Human Error / Edition 1

by Barry Strauch
     
 

ISBN-10: 1840149310

ISBN-13: 9781840149319

Pub. Date: 07/26/2002

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This presents a method to investigate the human performance issues associated with an accident or incident, with a detailed discussion of the types of data to collect, and methods of collecting and analyzing data. This book will be of interest to accident/incident investigators, specialists in nuclear, chemical processing, aviation and other critical industries,…  See more details below

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This presents a method to investigate the human performance issues associated with an accident or incident, with a detailed discussion of the types of data to collect, and methods of collecting and analyzing data. This book will be of interest to accident/incident investigators, specialists in nuclear, chemical processing, aviation and other critical industries, safety experts, researchers and students in the field of human error, human factors, ergonomics and industrial engineering, government agencies for regulation, health and safety.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840149319
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
07/26/2002
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Foreword
Preface
Pt. IErrors and Complex Systems1
1Introduction3
2Errors, Complex Systems, Accidents, and Investigations11
Pt. IIAntecedents29
3Equipment31
4The Operator47
5The Company and the Regulator63
6Maintenance and Inspection79
7Multi-Operator Systems91
8Culture107
Pt. IIIData and Data Analysis119
9System Recorders121
10Written Documentation135
11Interviews147
12Analysis169
Pt. IVIssues195
13Situation Awareness and Decision Making197
14Automation217
Pt. VApplying the Data233
15Case Study235
16Final Thoughts261
References267
Index291

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