Associations between task, training and social environmental factors and error types involved in rail incidents and accidents.

@article{Read2012AssociationsBT,
  title={Associations between task, training and social environmental factors and error types involved in rail incidents and accidents.},
  author={Gemma J. M. Read and Michael G. Lenn{\'e} and Simon A. Moss},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2012},
  volume={48},
  pages={416-22}
}
Rail accidents can be understood in terms of the systemic and individual contributions to their causation. The current study was undertaken to determine whether errors and violations are more often associated with different local and organisational factors that contribute to rail accidents. The Contributing Factors Framework (CFF), a tool developed for the collection and codification of data regarding rail accidents and incidents, was applied to a sample of investigation reports. In addition, a… CONTINUE READING

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