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ISBN: 9781860584732
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Auteur: Masako Miyagi


Breaking the chain of events leading to an accident: lessons learned from the aviation industry

There is growing concern globally over issues of aviation safety. Awareness of previous failures and their causes is one of the most important factors in determining risks and hazards in any new operational systems. This requires experience of accidents and failures across a broad spectrum of complex systems. Every accident occurs as a result of a chain of errors, and if one of the 'links' making up that chain can be broken, the accident might be prevented - and becomes merely an 'incident'. If you collect detailed data from a range of 'incidents', relating to how they occurred, and develop a consistent method for analysing that data, you can create a potentially valuable resource to assist in accident prevention. This interesting publication proposes an original and structured approach to accident prevention. In an interesting and readable collection of accounts of major accidents, drawn mainly from the aviation industry, the author investigates incident reports analytically and reveals the critical information hidden therein that could avert a full-blown accident or disaster. She applies an innovative analytical technique - multi-dimensional analysis of incident reports (MAIR), using a particular model (Quantification Method III) to validate the results and focus upon individual components identified within the causal chain of events that precede an accident. She advocates wider acceptance and use of IRAS (Incident Report Analysing System), ideally administered by a neutral and independent body, to help prevent accidents not only in aviation but in relation to all complex systems, such as nuclear power plants. This comprehensive text offers aviation industry personnel, as well as those involved more generally with safety, risk assessment, and accident prevention in other industries, an inclusive understanding of the accident causation chain, events contributing to that chain, and a method for identifying and eliminating causal factors in a pro-active way. This book provides a comprehensive explanation of the accident causation chain, events contributing to that chain, and methods for identifying and eliminating causal factors in a pro-active way. It proposes an original and structured approach to accident prevention. It presents case studies from a wide range of internationally infamous aviation accidents. It discusses and advocates the wider acceptance and use of IRAS (Incident Report Analysing System).
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    NUR 800
    Aantal pagina's 318
    Aantal pagina's 318 pagina's
    Afmetingen 24,1 x 15,7 x 2,5 cm
    Auteur Masako Miyagi
    Bindwijze Hardcover
    Category Boeken
    Category Gezondheid & Psychologie
    Category Fitness & Conditie
    Category Economie & Bedrijf
    Category Personeel & Arbeid
    Category Techniek & Technologie
    Category Lucht- & Ruimtevaart
    Druk 1
    Druk Druk 1
    EAN 9781860584732
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    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Gezondheid & Psychologie><Fitness & Conditie>
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Techniek & Technologie>
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Economie & Bedrijf><Personeel & Arbeid>
    Rubriekspad <Boeken><Techniek & Technologie><Lucht- & Ruimtevaart>
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    ISBN10 186058473X
    ISBN13 9781860584732
    Taal Engelstalig
    Uitgever John Wiley And Sons Ltd
    Verschijningsdatum 2005-03-11
    Verschijningsdatum maart 2005
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