The Role of Human Factors in Supporting Safety Learning from Railway Incidents, W H Gibson (Paper)

By July 25, 2022Documents, Hong Kong 2017
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Human factors as a discipline has a key focus on human performance and the influence that organisational systems have on that human performance. A human factors approach is key to understanding railway incidents, which are dominated by operational human performance issues and underlying causes related to safety management systems. This paper considers some of the multifaceted ways in which the human factors discipline has supported incident investigation methods and strategies in the GB rail context.

Year of Publication: 2017

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