Safety culture assurance by auditing in a nuclear power plant construction project

Teemu Reiman, Kaupo Viitanen

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    Abstract

    An essential element of assuring a good safety culture is being aware of its current state. Currently, safety culture is typically assessed by means of resource-heavy methodologies, which are not best suited for contemporary organizations such as networked projects. In this paper we will describe the safety culture auditing processused in the supply chain of Fennovoima Hanhikivi-1 nuclear power construction project. Summary findings from five audits are presented. Finally, the limits and possibilities of utilizing auditing in the context of safety culture are discussed, and good practices for safety culture auditing are proposed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017)
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherCRC Press
    Chapter22
    Pages161-170
    ISBN (Electronic)978-1-315-17757-1
    ISBN (Print)978-1-138-03796-0
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2017
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    Event9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work, WOS 2017 - Prague, Czech Republic
    Duration: 3 Oct 20176 Oct 2017

    Conference

    Conference9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work, WOS 2017
    Abbreviated titleWOS 2017
    CountryCzech Republic
    CityPrague
    Period3/10/176/10/17

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    Nuclear power plants
    Nuclear energy
    Supply chains

    Keywords

    • safety culture
    • auditing
    • nuclear safety
    • supply chain

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    Reiman, T., & Viitanen, K. (2017). Safety culture assurance by auditing in a nuclear power plant construction project. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017) (pp. 161-170). London: CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315177571-22
    Reiman, Teemu ; Viitanen, Kaupo. / Safety culture assurance by auditing in a nuclear power plant construction project. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017). London : CRC Press, 2017. pp. 161-170
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    Reiman, T & Viitanen, K 2017, Safety culture assurance by auditing in a nuclear power plant construction project. in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017). CRC Press, London, pp. 161-170, 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work, WOS 2017, Prague, Czech Republic, 3/10/17. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315177571-22

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    Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017). London : CRC Press, 2017. p. 161-170.

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    Reiman T, Viitanen K. Safety culture assurance by auditing in a nuclear power plant construction project. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017). London: CRC Press. 2017. p. 161-170 https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315177571-22