HFACS with an additional layer of granularity: validity and utility in accident analysis.

@article{OConnor2008HFACSWA,
  title={HFACS with an additional layer of granularity: validity and utility in accident analysis.},
  author={Paul O'Connor},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={79 6},
  pages={599-606}
}
  • Paul O'Connor
  • Published 2008 in Aviation, space, and environmental medicine
INTRODUCTION This paper represents an attempt to evaluate the effectiveness of the Department of Defense's Human Factors Analysis and Classification (DOD-HFACS) system. DOD-HFACS delineates the human factors causes of aviation mishaps, and is based upon Wiegmann and Shappell's HFACS coding system. The main difference from HFACS is that DOD-HFACS includes an additional level of fine-grain classification. This layer consists of 147 detailed nanocodes that are to be used to identify the mishap… CONTINUE READING

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