A ground-breaking new book, Beyond Human Error: Taxonomies and Safety Science deconstructs the conventional concept ofhuman error and provides a whole new way of looking at accidents and how they might be prevented. Based on research carried out in the rail, nuclear, and defense industries, the authors show how, by concentrating solely on

chapter 1|30 pages

Safety and Science

chapter 2|34 pages

Safety and Taxonomies

chapter 3|32 pages

Taxonomic Consensus

chapter 4|30 pages

Taxonomic Output and Validity

chapter 5|34 pages

Psychology and Human Factors

chapter 6|24 pages

Cybernetics and Systems Theory

chapter 7|24 pages

Challenger and Columbia

chapter 8|28 pages

Rules and Regulations

chapter 9|6 pages