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Safety differently : human factors for a new era / Sidney Dekker.

Author/Creator:
Dekker, Sidney, author.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (304 p.)
Subjects:
Human engineering.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
The second edition of a bestseller, Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era is a complete update of Ten Questions About Human Error: A New View of Human Factors and System Safety. Today, the unrelenting pace of technology change and growth of complexity calls for a different kind of safety thinking. Automation and new technologies have resulted in new roles, decisions, and vulnerabilities whilst practitioners are also faced with new levels of complexity, adaptation, and constraints. It is becoming increasingly apparent that conventional approaches to safety and human f
Contents:
Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Author; Chapter 1: Making the World a Better Place; Chapter 2: It Was Human Error; Chapter 3: People as a Problem to Control; Chapter 4: Danger of Losing Situation Awareness; Chapter 5: Accidents; Chapter 6: Methods and Models; Chapter 7: New Technology and Automation; Chapter 8: New Era in Safety; References; Back Cover
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-429-16297-9
1-4822-4199-4
OCLC:
884585760
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