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Use of safety barriers in operational safety decision making

Hayes, Jan

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Operational personnel in complex hazardous industries are regularly called upon to make decisions that balance the production and safety objectives of their organisation. Regulations and industry standards focus on defining and complying with operating limits of various kinds as the primary method of achieving the right balance. Such limits remove the need in many cases for in-the-moment judgements about safety and production priorities.Focussing solely on the compliance with a pre-defined...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32318
Source: Safety Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.ssci.2011.10.002

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