[Human Error Summary] Ebook By James Reason

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Modern technology has now reached a point where improved safety can only be achieved through a better understanding of human error mechanisms In its treatment of m. A difficult read but worth it to understand human error from the perspective of the cognitive psychologist Reason is the author of the Swiss Cheese Model which holds that accidents are the result of the layering of latent failures on top of unsafe acts and local triggers The book also details the difference between skill based rule based and knowledge based error types and presents a theory of error forms which include freuency gambling and similarity matching While there is little in the way of application knowing the fundamentals is always a good first step I suggest reading Why We Make Mistakes by Joe Hallinan first as it is a light fun read which provides an overview of many of the topics in Human Error Then when you read this book you can draw connections to stories in Hallinan s text which make the psychology easier to understand

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Human Error

Ch of the theoretical structure is new and original and of particular importance is the identification of cognitive processes common to a wide variety of error typ. This is a difficult read unless you re studying for your doctorate in sociology or psychology which I am not I picked this book up after reading another one of the author s book on accidents which was a far easier read However I did get the basics on types of human errors and a general overview of the analyses used in the field which are inconclusive Humans will always make errors We have moved along since this book was first published 1990 in finding the root causes of accidents in nuclear power and other hazardous industries With modern tech the march continues on

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Ajor accidents the book spans the disciplinary gulf between psychological theory and those concerned with maintaining the reliabiblity of hazardous technologies Mu. Probably 3 12 stars Some of this book was really interesting I got a bit list in the sections having to do with genetics but for the most part the writer made the scientific understandable I learned about evolution and random selection as well as history of early man


10 thoughts on “Human Error

  1. says:

    I read this book because working in a pharmacy I hoped that having an understanding of the psychological basis of error might be helpful in avoiding itThe book starts with some history In the early twentieth century Freud was pondering on apparent slips and “accidents” having a basis in the subconscious I suppose ac

  2. says:

    A difficult read but worth it to understand human error from the perspective of the cognitive psychologist Reason is the author of the Swiss Cheese Model which holds that accidents are the result of the layering of latent failures on top of

  3. says:

    It's a surprisingly easy read for such a dry subject I learned a lot about the way we form knowledge skills and how we make mistakes The last few chapters were very specific to nuclear and industrial applications so only about 23 of the book were of any use to me I highly recommend it to anyone interested in the subject

  4. says:

    Probably 3 12 stars Some of this book was really interesting I got a bit list in the sections having to do with genetics but for the most part the writer made the scientific understandable I learned about evolution and random selection as well as history of early man

  5. says:

    This one is not as easy to read as regular prose it is a dry scientific text with details of experiments and models It is a good reference if you're researching human errors

  6. says:

    Fine book on errors and violationsDistinguishing prior intention and intentional action vs nonintentional or involuntaryCognitive Stage Primary Error TypePlanning MistakesStorage LapsesExecution SlipsActivationSpecific act

  7. says:

    I'm very interested in exploring the origins of human errors And this book by James Reason seemed liked a good read I was about to travel and I didn't want to buy a paperback or a hardcover book there are severe weight limitations for air travel But I have a Kindle and this book was available in the Kindle edi

  8. says:

    This is a difficult read unless you're studying for your doctorate in sociology or psychology which I am not I picked this book up after reading

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    This book is probably one of the worst reads I have encountered It is the basis of the most awkward workplace incident investigation and analysis methods I have ever used After opening this book I understand why this analysis process is so cumbersome and ineffective Visit the link for related informationhttpwwwasasiorg2004PPTsYoung%

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    Very detailed analysis of the human components of industrial accidents The material has been around a while but it's still highly applicable to todays world of work The modes of errors GSM theory has been picked up fairly recently and has become an important part of many progressive companies Great book for practitioners focused on the human aspects of accident prevention