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Document ID (ISN)107583
CIS number 08-187
ISSN - Serial title 0925-7535 - Safety Science
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Obadia I.J., Vidal M.C.R., E Melo P.F.F:F.
Title An adaptive management system for hazardous technology organizations
Bibliographic information Mar. 2007, Vol.45, No.3, p.373-396. Illus. 30 ref.
Abstract This article presents a safety management system developed and implemented at a Brazilian nuclear research and development facility. It comprises a day-to-day based organizational framework which treats safety as one of the organizational strategic objectives and provides a continuous adaptation of the complex causal inter-relationships which occur between the implementation of new management practices and the organizational safety culture. The system was found to be effective in making safety culture enhancement and continuous organizational improvement possible.
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; psychology of work organization; plant safety organization; major hazards; nuclear power stations
Descriptors (secondary) safety consciousness; work organization; human factors; role of management; research; causes of accidents; unsafe acts
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Power generation and distribution
Major hazards
Psychology of work organization