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New developments concerning managing human factors for safety

Management Research News

ISSN: 0140-9174

Article publication date: 1 July 2000

Abstract

Outlines the current scenario regarding work‐related injuries and states that most company policies are built on the occupational safety and health administration programmes. Considers the need for additional administrative controls, together with brief examples from industry. Discusses the human error factor and provides examples of sources of problems caused by poorly designed human factors and their solutions. Presents a framework for a behaviour base of safety in an effort to discover underlying reasons.

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Citation

Ayers, P.A. and Kleiner, B.H. (2000), "New developments concerning managing human factors for safety", Management Research News, Vol. 23 No. 7/8, pp. 18-23. https://doi.org/10.1108/01409170010782109

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