Development of an integrated system for estimating human error probabilities

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This is the final report of a three-year, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). This project had as its main objective the development of a Human Reliability Analysis (HRA), knowledge-based expert system that would provide probabilistic estimates for potential human errors within various risk assessments, safety analysis reports, and hazard assessments. HRA identifies where human errors are most likely, estimates the error rate for individual tasks, and highlights the most beneficial areas for system improvements. This project accomplished three major tasks. First, several prominent HRA techniques and associated databases were collected and ... continued below

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Auflick, J.L.; Hahn, H.A. & Morzinski, J.A. December 1, 1998.

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This is the final report of a three-year, Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) project at the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). This project had as its main objective the development of a Human Reliability Analysis (HRA), knowledge-based expert system that would provide probabilistic estimates for potential human errors within various risk assessments, safety analysis reports, and hazard assessments. HRA identifies where human errors are most likely, estimates the error rate for individual tasks, and highlights the most beneficial areas for system improvements. This project accomplished three major tasks. First, several prominent HRA techniques and associated databases were collected and translated into an electronic format. Next, the project started a knowledge engineering phase where the expertise, i.e., the procedural rules and data, were extracted from those techniques and compiled into various modules. Finally, these modules, rules, and data were combined into a nearly complete HRA expert system.

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OSTI as DE99001272

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  • Other: DE99001272
  • Report No.: LA-UR--98-2649
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/296684 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 296684
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc678255

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Auflick, J.L.; Hahn, H.A. & Morzinski, J.A. Development of an integrated system for estimating human error probabilities, report, December 1, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc678255/: accessed June 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.