HUMAN FACTORS IN ELECTRICAL SAFETY


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HUMAN FACTORS IN ELECTRICAL SAFETY
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INTRODUCTION The energy sector has significantly contributed to our understanding of the influence of human factors in complex and technically challenging work. Notably, as data collection and analyses have accumulated over the past decade, the sizable role played by human factors in safety failures and accidents has become increasingly clear. For example, a 1995–1999 Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) analysis of significant events in the commercial power industry indicated that three out of every four events were attributed to human error (DOE,
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John Cadick, P.E.,; Mary Capelli-Schellpfeffer, M.D., M.P.A.,; Dennis K. Neitzel, C.P.E.,; Al Winfield,: Electrical Safety Handbook, Fourth Edition. HUMAN FACTORS IN ELECTRICAL SAFETY, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2012), AccessEngineering Export