For many years, as a direct result of international governmental concern, the nuclear power industry has been at the forefront of industrial safety. This text represents a cross-disciplinary look at the human factors developments in this industry, with wider applications for the entire industrial sector. Technical, psychological and social aspects

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PART ONE Nuclear power operations and their environment: culture and inter-organisational relations

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chapter 1|22 pages

The social construction of safety

ByGene I. Rochlin

chapter 3|13 pages

Finnish and Swedish practices in nuclear safety

ByBjörn Wahlström

chapter 5|8 pages

Implicit social norms in reactor control rooms

ByMarin Ignatov

chapter 6|14 pages

Situational assessment of safety culture

ByNorbert Semmer, Alex Regenass

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PART TWO Nuclear power operations: organisational aspects

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chapter 10|17 pages

Organisational factors and nuclear power plant safety

ByG. E. Apostolakis

chapter 11|23 pages

Capturing the river: multilevel modelling of safety management1

ByR. Hale, B. Kirwan, F. Guldenmund

chapter 12|17 pages

The effects of leadership and group decision on accident prevention

ByJyuji Misumi, Michio Yoshida

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PART THREE Group and individual performance

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chapter 4|8 pages

TEEN Human performance indicators

chapter 15|24 pages

Predicting human error probabilities from the ability requirements of jobs in nuclear power plants

ByEdwin A. Fleishman, Louis C. Buffardi

chapter 17|14 pages

Knowledge acquisition through repeated theoretical and practical training

ByKunihide Sasou, Tomohiro Suzuki, Seiichi Yoshimura

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PART FOUR Learning from experience