I Must Be Learning

  1. Dr. Romney B. Duffey BSc, PhD, FASME scientist manager speaker Principal Scientist ASME Fellow past Chair active member1 and
  2. John W. Saull CEng, FRAeS, DAE aviation regulator executive director head member chairman2

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714461.ch9

Managing Risk: The Human Element

Managing Risk: The Human Element

How to Cite

Duffey, R. B. and Saull, J. W. (2008) I Must Be Learning, in Managing Risk: The Human Element, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714461.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL), Canada

  2. 2

    International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA), UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699768

Online ISBN: 9780470714461



  • DINO system - ‘Data In Nothing Out’;
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS);
  • Theory of Error Correction;
  • learning and risk reduction;
  • training, experience and risk reduction;
  • human error probability;
  • MERE, SEST and ULC;
  • Universal Practice Curve (UPC) and Universal Learning Curve (ULC)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Where We Have Come From

  • What We Have Learned

  • What We Have Shown

  • Legal, Professional and Corporate Implications for the Individual

  • Just Give Me the Facts

  • Where We are Going

  • Reference