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Human Factors in Hazardous Situations: Proceedings of a Royal Society Discussion Meeting held on 28 and 29 June 1989

D. E. Broadbent, J. Reason, and A. Baddeley

Abstract

Human performance is a key factor in the operation of many systems: for example, in nuclear power installations and in transport. The topics discussed in this volume are of both theoretical and practical relevance. The contributions were presented and discussed at a Royal Society meeting in June 1989 and also appeared in the Society's Philosophical Transactions series B in 1990. Together they provide a valuable survey of areas in which research of special significance is being done. This volume is concerned with practical aspects of environmental risk, work design, and complex human-machine op ... More

Keywords: Royal Society, environmental risk, work design, nuclear power installations, transport

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1990 Print ISBN-13: 9780198521914
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521914.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

D. E. Broadbent, editor

J. Reason, editor
University of Manchester.

A. Baddeley, editor
MRC Applied Psychology Unit, Cambridge