Normal Accidents

Author: Charles Perrow
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400828494
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" In the new afterword to this edition Perrow reviews the extensive work on the major accidents of the last fifteen years, including Bhopal, Chernobyl, and the Challenger disaster.

Saving Human Lives

Author: Robert E. Allinson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402029802
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6. 29. 30. his Ibid., p. 38. Ibid., p. 188. Ibid., p.22. Ibid., p.23. Ibid., p. 184. Perrow
suggests at one point that the term 'catastrophe' be reserved for accidents that kill
more than 100 people with one blow. Cf., Hisf new Afterword to Normal Accidents
: Living with High Risk Technologies, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999
, p. 357. However, Perrow still refers to the Challenger disaster as a disaster in
wh r ich “only” 7 people lost their lives. 7. Op. cit., p. 183. 8. Ibid., p. 3l. 9. Ibid., p.
32.

The Limits Of Safety

Author: Scott Douglas Sagan
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691021015
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... scientists cannot afford to acknowledge, namely that complex social systems
are greatly influenced by sheer chance, accident, and luck; that most decisions
are very ambiguous, preference orderings are incoherent and unstable, efforts at
communication and understanding are often ineffective, subsystems are very
loosely connected, and most attempts at social control are clumsy and
unpredictable.” In his influential 1984 book, Normal Accidents: Living with High-
Risk Technologies, ...

Social Contours Of Risk

Author: Roger E Kasperson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136557148
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New York: Basic Books (second edition, 1999, Princeton University Press)
Perrow, C. (1985) Normal Accidents: Living with High-risk. New York: Basic
Books Perrow, C. (1999) Normal Accidents: Living with High-risk Technologies,
with a New Afterword and a Postscript on the Y2K Problem. Princeton, NJ:
Princeton University Press Perry, R. W. (1983) Environmental hazards and
psychopathology: Linking natural disasters with mental health.
EnvironmentalManagement, vol 7, no 6, ...

Close Calls

Author: C. Macrae
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137376120
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(2001). Survivability of Accidents Involving Part 121 US Air Carrier Operations,
1983 through 2000: Safety Report NTSB/SR-01/01. Washington, D.C.: NTSB. O'
Leary, M. and Chappell, S. L. (1996). Confidential incident reporting systems
create vital awareness of safety problems. International Civil Aviation
Organization Journal, 51, 11–13. Perrow, C. (1984). Normal Accidents: Living
with High-Risk Technologies. New York: Basic Books. Perrow, C. (1999). Normal
Accidents: Living with ...

Experiencing The Outdoors

Author: Margaret Robertson
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9462099448
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Learning from accidents: Analysis of normal practices. In C. Owen, P. Beguin, & G
Wackers (Eds.), Risky work environments: Reappraising human work within
fallible systems (pp. 17–52). Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
Perrow, C. (1984). Normal accidents: Living with high-risk technologies. New
York: Basic Books. Perrow, C. (1994). The limits of safety: The enhancement of a
theory of accidents. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 4(2), 212–
220. Perrow ...

Was Aus Fehlern Zu Lernen Ist In Alltag Wissenschaft Und Kunst

Author: Otto Neumaier
Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 3643502427
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On Realism and Construc- tivism in the Social Sciences Research on Risk,
Technology and the Environment, in: Futures. The Journal ofPolicy, Planning and
Futures Studies 41 (2009) ... und Beeinflussungsverhältnisse, Berlin, 143–162.
Neumaier, O. (Hg.) (2007): Fehler und Irrtümer in den Wissenschaften, Wien–
Berlin. Perrow, C. (1992): Normale Katastrophen. Die unvermeidlichen Risiken
der Großtechnik, 2.Aufl., Frankfurt/M.–New York (Original: Normal Accidents.
Living with High ...

Technology Assessment In Der Weltgesellschaft

Author: Alfons Bora
Publisher: edition sigma
ISBN: 3894049405
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Cambridge Hood, C. (2002): The risk game and the blame game. Government
and Opposition 37(1), S. 15-37 Hutter, B.; Power, M. (2005): Organizational
encounters with risk: An introduction. In: dies. (Hg.): Organizational encounters
with risk. Cambridge, S. 1-32 Perrow, C. (1984): Normal accidents. Living with
high-risk technologies. New York Perrow, C. (2002): Organizing America. Wealth,
power, and the origins Weltnetzwerkgesellschaft oder
Weltorganisationsgesellschaft? 81.

Advances In Safety And Reliability

Author: C. Guedes Soares
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080552156
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R.J. Collins' and R.Thompson' 'Sentient Systems Limited, 1 Church Street, The
Square, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 1JH, UK *17 Belmore Road, Lymington, Hants,
SO413NU ABSTRACT In 1984 Charles Perrow produced the book 'Normal
Accidents' which presented the 'Normal Accident Hypothesis” (NAH). The NAH
states that there are inevitable failure modes of complex, highly coupled systems
that are not predictable and hence not preventable. Complexity Theory provides
us with ...