Human performance tools as a part of programmatic human performance improvement

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Human performance (HU) tools are good working practices that are used primarily by control room and maintenance personnel at nuclear facilities. They aim to improve nuclear safety by anticipating, preventing, and catching active human errors and by identifying and mitigating latent errors. HU tools may also have a role in affecting organizational culture and increasing the preconditions for resilience. This chapter reviews the most commonly used HU tools from the perspective of maintenance personnel, based on nuclear industry-standard guidelines and recent research findings. In addition, the chapter discusses the impact and best practices of implementing HU tools in a programmatic manner.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHuman Factors in the Nuclear Industry
Subtitle of host publicationA Systemic Approach to Safety
EditorsAnna-Maria Teperi, Nadezhda Gotcheva
PublisherWoodhead Publishing
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9780128159743
ISBN (Print)978-0-08-102845-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book


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