Human and Organizational Factors in Nuclear Safety: The French Approach to Safety Assessments

Human and Organizational Factors in Nuclear Safety: The French Approach to Safety Assessments

by Gregory Rolina

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ISBN-13: 9780203768877
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication date: 08/30/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 294
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Dr. Grégory Rolina is an international consultant in nuclear safety. He has cooperated with several nuclear safety regulatory authorities and operators worldwide. More recently, he implemented safety culture projects, as an expert for the IAEA. He is currently carrying out research at the Scientific Management Centre of Mines ParisTech in France, where he also teaches.

Table of Contents


Part one. Technical dialogue and human factors: a historical perspective
1. The emergence of human factors in institutions of technical dialogue
2. Incorporation of human factors in assessment processes
Conclusion to part one: historical and institutional influences of human factors assessments?

Part two. The assessment factory
3. Contribution to the Minotaure safety review
4. The analysis of incidents at Artémis
5. Management of the skills of operating personnel in nuclear power plants
Conclusion to part two: the singular aspects of the assessment factory

Part three. The effectiveness of assessment
6. Persuade or convince: the rhetorical and cognitive effectiveness of the assessment
7. The operating efficiency of expertise: controlling the forces of technical dialogue
Conclusion to part three: rebalancing dimensions of effectiveness

General conclusion

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