The role of latent and active failures in workplace slips, trips and falls: an information processing approach.

@article{Bentley2009TheRO,
  title={The role of latent and active failures in workplace slips, trips and falls: an information processing approach.},
  author={Tim A Bentley},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={175-80}
}
The vast majority of the published workplace slips, trips and falls (STF) literature is exceedingly narrow in its focus and often ignores wider systems issues in workplace STF aetiology. There is little recognition within the published literature of the importance of latent failures or the upstream organisational and cultural contexts within which workplace STF occur. This is unfortunate, as a systems approach to workplace STF analysis, that is inclusive of latent design and work organisation… CONTINUE READING

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