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An investigation into the validity and reliability of the AcciMap approach

Branford, Kate


The aim of this thesis is to investigate the validity and reliability of the AcciMap approach, a systems-based technique for analysing the causes of organisational accidents. This approach has been used to analyse accidents in a number of complex systems and to identify areas in which safety interventions should be directed. However, while the technique is implicitly assumed to be valid and reliable, the questions of whether or not it does, in fact, allow analysts to identify the causes...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d77873ea2940


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