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Prevention of accidents and unwanted occurrences : theory, methods, and tools in safety management

Author: Urban Kjellén; Eirik Albrechtsen
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017] ©20
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"The book addresses the question of how to improve risk assessments, investigations, and organizational learning inside companies in order to prevent unwanted occurrences. The book helps the reader in analyzing the subject from different scientific perspectives to demonstrate how they contribute to an overall understanding. It also gives a comprehensive overview of different methods and tools for use in safety  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kjellén, Urban, 1948-
Prevention of accidents and unwanted occurrences.
Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, a CRC title, part of the Taylor & Francis imprint, a member of the Taylor & Francis Group, the academic division of T & F Informa, plc, 2017
(DLC) 2016039247
(OCoLC)957744478
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Urban Kjellén; Eirik Albrechtsen
ISBN: 9781498736664 1498736661 9781315120973 1315120976
OCLC Number: 974915509
Notes: "This is the 2nd edition of the book "Prevention of Accidents through Experience Feedback" from year 2000"--Introduction.
Description: 1 online resource (xxv, 543 pages)
Contents: I. Introduction. Framework conditions --
Case study --
II. Theoretical foundation. Accident theory and models --
Framework for accident analysis --
The occurrence of accidents over time --
Management of safety through experience feedback --
Criteria for assessing the efficiency of experience feedback --
Barriers against loss --
The human element in accident control --
III. Learning from incidents and deviations. Sources of data on accident risks --
Hazard identification, safety inspections and audits --
Incident reporting and investigation --
Accumulated incident experience --
IV. Monitoring of safety performance. Overview of safety performance indicators --
Loss-based safety performance indicators --
Process-based safety performance indicators --
Causal factor-based safety performance indicators --
Selecting safety performance indicators --
V. Risk assessment. The risk assessment process --
Coarse analysis --
Job safety analysis --
Risk assessment of machinery --
Comparison risk assessment --
VI. Putting the pieces together. The oil and gas industry --
The hydropower industry --
Work-related road transportation. Section I. Introduction --
Section II. Theoretical foundation --
Section III. Learning from incidents and deviations --
Section IV. Monitoring of safety performance --
Section V. Risk assessment --
Section VI. Putting the pieces together.
Other Titles: Prevention of accidents through experience feedback
Responsibility: Urban Kjellén, Eirik Albrechtsen.

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