Sociotechnical approaches to workplace safety: Research needs and opportunities

@article{Robertson2015SociotechnicalAT,
  title={Sociotechnical approaches to workplace safety: Research needs and opportunities},
  author={Michelle M. Robertson and Lawrence J. Hettinger and Patrick E. Waterson and Y. Ian Noy and Marvin J. Dainoff and Nancy G. Leveson and Pascale Carayon and Theodore Courtney},
  journal={Ergonomics},
  year={2015},
  volume={58},
  pages={650 - 658}
}
The sociotechnical systems perspective offers intriguing and potentially valuable insights into problems associated with workplace safety. While formal sociotechnical systems thinking originated in the 1950s, its application to the analysis and design of sustainable, safe working environments has not been fully developed. To that end, a Hopkinton Conference was organised to review and summarise the state of knowledge in the area and to identify research priorities. A group of 26 international… 
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