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System safety : challenges and pitfalls of intervention

Author: Bernhard Wilpert; Babette Fahlbruch
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston, Mass. : Elsevier Science, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The articles gathered in this collection address safety-oriented systems interventions and the various ways in which experience can be transferred and corrective measures applied to situations that  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernhard Wilpert; Babette Fahlbruch
ISBN: 0080440711 9780080440712
OCLC Number: 951651282
Description: pages cm
Contents: Aspiration and reality of interventions: goals and claims of safety-oriented systems interventions, B. Fahlbruch, B. Wilpert; soft systems, hard lessons - strategies and tactical approaches for the integration of human factors into industrial organizations, B. Kirwan; technical annex - outline of applied human factors context - offshore systems development, B. Kirwan; external human factors advisors in safety-related interventions in one Eastern-European nuclear installation, M. Ignatov). Leverage points for implementations: change through legal interventions; improving corporate management of risks to health, safety and environment, M. Baram; structural interventions approaches; the impact of organizational changes on safety in French NPP, V. Reicher-Brouard, W. Ackermann; organizational conflicts in safety interventions, I. Boissieres, G. de Terssac; cultural approaches to interventions; change in a steel works - learning from failure and particular successes, P. Swuste, et al; multi-level training workshops - an approach to spread a safety culture concept in organizations, G. Becker; organizational learning; experience transfer and corrective measures, K. Aase, A.J. Ringstad; the difficult hand-over from incident investigation to implementation - a challenge for organizational learning, J. Carroll; transfer of operational experience to the project organization, U. Kjellen; multiple vantage points of intervention; factoring the human into safety - translating research into practice, R. Flin, K. Mearns. Sustaining change: from "knee-jerk" reaction to 10 years strategic safety plan, D. Maidment; revisiting safety paradigms to meet the safety challenges of ultra complex and safety systems, R. Amalberti.
Responsibility: edited by Bernhard Wilpert, Babette Fahlbruch.


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