Safety Culture in Nuclear Power Operations
Bernhard Wilpert, Naosuke Itoigawa
CRC Press, Sep 2, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 352 pages
Technical, psychological and social aspects of industrial safety come under the rigorous scrutiny of scientists and engineers from a vast array of different backgrounds. For many years, as an immediate result of direct international governmental and popular concern, the nuclear power industry has led the safety world. Safety Culture in Nuclear Power Operations presents a cross-disciplinary look at the latest human factors developments in this industry, with wider applications for the entire industrial sector. The book discusses all aspects of safety issues including conceptual bases, societal dynamics and trends, and managing workplace issues and personnel.
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PART TWO Societal dynamics and trends in nuclear safety issues
PART THREE Safety management in nuclear industry
PART FOUR Managing personnel and work place issues in nuclear power operations
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