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Document ID (ISN)68262
CIS number 97-330
ISSN - Serial title 0018-7208 - Human Factors
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Flin R., Slaven G., Stewart K.
Title Emergency decision making in the offshore oil and gas industry
Bibliographic information June 1996, Vol.38, No.2, p.262-277. 46 ref.
Abstract The findings of a study of emergency decision making on offshore installations are discussed. The study included an examination of procedures for the selection, training and competence assessment of offshore installation managers (OIMs), and interviews with OIMs who had managed an offshore emergency. The characteristics of decision making that the on-scene commander requires in an offshore crisis are discussed in terms of recent developments in theories of naturalistic decision making, with particular reference to recognition-primed decision making.
Descriptors (primary) human factors; offshore oil extraction; major hazards; emergency organization
Descriptors (secondary) communications; role of management; safety training in industry; qualifications
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Psychological factors
Petroleum and natural gas industry
Major hazards