|Document ID (ISN)||55003|
|Convention or series no.
Safety and Reliability Directorate
||Human error in risk assessment
||United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, Wigshaw Lane, Culcheth, Warrington WA3 4NE, United Kingdom, Feb. 1990. 68p. Illus. Bibl. Price: GBP 6.00.
||This report describes and comments on the nature of human error and methods for predicting the risk from human error as part of a risk analysis study. Progress in quantification techniques is also reviewed in the light of current methodology. Details are given of an accident and human error classification scheme (TAXAC) which focuses on the interactions of human activities in an organisational setting. Guidance notes are provided for the use of the scheme, along with examples of its application.
||hazard evaluation; human failure; major hazards; theoretical analysis
||United Kingdom; psychology of accidents; human factors; classification systems; causes of accidents; mathematical models; safety analysis
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Psychology and sociology
|Broad subject area(s)
||Stress, psychosocial factors