Normal Accidents

Author: Charles Perrow
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400828494
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" In the new afterword to this edition Perrow reviews the extensive work on the major accidents of the last fifteen years, including Bhopal, Chernobyl, and the Challenger disaster.

Saving Human Lives

Author: Robert E. Allinson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402029802
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6. 29. 30. his Ibid., p. 38. Ibid., p. 188. Ibid., p.22. Ibid., p.23. Ibid., p. 184. Perrow
suggests at one point that the term 'catastrophe' be reserved for accidents that kill
more than 100 people with one blow. Cf., Hisf new Afterword to Normal Accidents
: Living with High Risk Technologies, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999
, p. 357. However, Perrow still refers to the Challenger disaster as a disaster in
wh r ich “only” 7 people lost their lives. 7. Op. cit., p. 183. 8. Ibid., p. 3l. 9. Ibid., p.
32.

The Limits Of Safety

Author: Scott Douglas Sagan
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691021015
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... scientists cannot afford to acknowledge, namely that complex social systems
are greatly influenced by sheer chance, accident, and luck; that most decisions
are very ambiguous, preference orderings are incoherent and unstable, efforts at
communication and understanding are often ineffective, subsystems are very
loosely connected, and most attempts at social control are clumsy and
unpredictable.” In his influential 1984 book, Normal Accidents: Living with High-
Risk Technologies, ...

Social Contours Of Risk

Author: Roger E Kasperson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136557148
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New York: Basic Books (second edition, 1999, Princeton University Press)
Perrow, C. (1985) Normal Accidents: Living with High-risk. New York: Basic
Books Perrow, C. (1999) Normal Accidents: Living with High-risk Technologies,
with a New Afterword and a Postscript on the Y2K Problem. Princeton, NJ:
Princeton University Press Perry, R. W. (1983) Environmental hazards and
psychopathology: Linking natural disasters with mental health.
EnvironmentalManagement, vol 7, no 6, ...

Close Calls

Author: C. Macrae
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137376120
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(2001). Survivability of Accidents Involving Part 121 US Air Carrier Operations,
1983 through 2000: Safety Report NTSB/SR-01/01. Washington, D.C.: NTSB. O'
Leary, M. and Chappell, S. L. (1996). Confidential incident reporting systems
create vital awareness of safety problems. International Civil Aviation
Organization Journal, 51, 11–13. Perrow, C. (1984). Normal Accidents: Living
with High-Risk Technologies. New York: Basic Books. Perrow, C. (1999). Normal
Accidents: Living with ...

Handbook Of Safety Principles

Author: Niklas Möller
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118950704
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Perrow, C. (1984). Normal Accidents: Living with High Risk Technologies. New
York: Basic Books. Perrow, C. (1986a). Complex Organizations: A Critical Essay (
3rd ed.). McGraw-Hill. Perrow, C. (1986b). The habit of courting disaster. The
Nation, October 1986. Perrow, C. (1994) Accidents in high-risk systems.
Technology Studies, 1, 1–20. Perrow, C. (1999). Normal Accidents: Living with
High Risk Technologies(2nd ed.). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Perrow, C. (2002).

Experiencing The Outdoors

Author: Margaret Robertson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9462099448
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Learning from accidents: Analysis of normal practices. In C. Owen, P. Beguin, & G
Wackers (Eds.), Risky work environments: Reappraising human work within
fallible systems (pp. 17–52). Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
Perrow, C. (1984). Normal accidents: Living with high-risk technologies. New
York: Basic Books. Perrow, C. (1994). The limits of safety: The enhancement of a
theory of accidents. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 4(2), 212–
220. Perrow ...

Advances In Safety And Reliability

Author: C. Guedes Soares
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080552156
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R.J. Collins' and R.Thompson' 'Sentient Systems Limited, 1 Church Street, The
Square, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1JH, UK *17 Belmore Road, Lymington, Hants,
SO413NU ABSTRACT In 1984 Charles Perrow produced the book 'Normal
Accidents' which presented the 'Normal Accident Hypothesis” (NAH). The NAH
states that there are inevitable failure modes of complex, highly coupled systems
that are not predictable and hence not preventable. Complexity Theory provides
us with ...

Principles Of Risk Based Decision Making

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Publisher: Government Institutes
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When we fail to incorporate these factors into the design of our ships and
equipment, and when we fail to adjust our operations based on hazardous
environmental conditions, we are at greater risk for casualties. Summary This
chapter has ... of the human operator. Rather, most of these errors tend to occur
as a result of technologies, work environments, and organizational factors ... 7
Perrow C. (1984) Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies. Basic
Books, pp. 215-218.

The Social Contours Of Risk Risk Analysis Corporations And The Globalization Of Risk

Author: Jeanne X. Kasperson
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1844071758
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New York: Basic Books (second edition, 1999, Princeton University Press)
Perrow, C. (1985) Normal Accidents: Livingwith High-risk. New York: Basic Books
Perrow, C. (1999) Normal Accidents: Living with High-risk Technologies, with a
New Afterword and a Postscript on the Y2K Problem. Princeton, NJ: Princeton
University Press Perry, R. W. (1983) Environmental hazards and
psychopathology: Linking natural disasters with mental health. Environmental
Management, vol 7, no 6, ...