Safety culture in the nuclear versus non-nuclear organization

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The importance of safety culture in the safe and reliable operation of nuclear organizations is not a new concept. The greatest barriers to this area of research are twofold: (1) the definition and criteria of safety culture for a nuclear organization and (2) the measurement of those attributes in an objective and systematic fashion. This paper will discuss a proposed resolution of those barriers as demonstrated by the collection of data across nuclear and non-nuclear facilities over a two year period.

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Haber, S.B. & Shurberg, D.A. October 1, 1996.

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The importance of safety culture in the safe and reliable operation of nuclear organizations is not a new concept. The greatest barriers to this area of research are twofold: (1) the definition and criteria of safety culture for a nuclear organization and (2) the measurement of those attributes in an objective and systematic fashion. This paper will discuss a proposed resolution of those barriers as demonstrated by the collection of data across nuclear and non-nuclear facilities over a two year period.

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18 p.

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INIS; OSTI as DE96015056

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  • International topical meeting on probabilistic safety assessment - moving toward risk based regulation, Park City, UT (United States), 29 Sep - 3 Oct 1996

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  • Other: DE96015056
  • Report No.: BNL--63336
  • Report No.: CONF-960912--37
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH00016
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 379106
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc678683

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Haber, S.B. & Shurberg, D.A. Safety culture in the nuclear versus non-nuclear organization, article, October 1, 1996; Upton, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc678683/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.