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.

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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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, ...

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 ...

The Normal Accident Theory Of Education

Author: Andrew K. Milton
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
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1. 9. Jan Hoffman, “Online Bullies Pull Schools Into the Fray,” New York Times,
June 27, 2010.
pagewanted=all. 10. Diane Ravitch, “Stephen Krashen: Our PISA Scores are Just
Right,” Diane Ravitch's Blog (blog), December 9, 2012,
2012/12/09/stephen-krashen-our-pisascores-are-just-right/. 1. Charles Perrow,
Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies (New The Problem with
Public Schools 11.

Risk A Very Short Introduction

Author: Baruch Fischhoff
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191620246
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Nearby Norway achieved better safety with the same technology, showing that
such management is possible. Sources: M. Elisabeth Paté-Cornell, 'Learning
from the Piper Alpha Accident: A Postmortem Analysis of Technical and
Organizational Factors', RiskAnalysis 1993, 13:2 215–32; Charles Perrow,
Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies (Princeton: Princeton
University Press, 1999) The financial crisis of 2008 The crisis of 2008 was, in its
way, a normal accident in ...

Risk And Society The Interaction Of Science Technology And Public Policy

Author: M Waterstone
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401136343
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York: Basic Books. Scott, R. 1974. Muscle and Blood: The Massive, Hidden
Agony of Industrial Slaughter in America. New York: Dutton. Sewell, W.R.D., and
H.B. Foster. 1976. “Environmental Risk: Management Strategies in the
Developing World.”Environmental Management 1:49–59. Sjoberg, L., ed. 1987.
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Technical Capabilities Necessary For Regulation Of Systemic Financial Risk

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
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The data available for early warnings were suggestive but not conclusive, and so
more has to be done to develop an understanding that is clear and reliable
enough to use in managing the financial system. All of this suggests that people
with strong expertise in engineering and quantitative modeling are critical to
addressing the challenge. BOX 3.1 Some Possible Steps for Reducing Systemic
Risk in. 1Charles Perrow. 1984. Normal Accidents: Living with High Risk

Social Decision Methodology For Technological Projects

Author: C.A. Vlek
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400924259
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Risk Analysis, 6(3), 275-281. Lubbers, F. (this volume). Planning and procedural
aspects of the windfarm project of the Dutch Electricity Generating Board. Otway,
H. (1985). Regulation and risk analysis. In: H. Otway and M. Peltu (Eds.),
Regulating industrial risks; science, hazards and public protection (pp. 1-19).
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risk technologies. New York: Basic Books. Phillips, L.D. (this volume). Requisite
decision ...