26. Human Error and Human Reliability Analysis

  1. Gavriel Salvendy2,3
  1. Joseph Sharit

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch26

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Sharit, J. (2012) Human Error and Human Reliability Analysis, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350

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Keywords:

  • understanding human error;
  • human reliability analysis;
  • error taxonomies;
  • automation, human error;
  • organizational culture, resilience

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Understanding Human Error

  • Error Taxonomies and Predicting Human Error

  • Human Reliability Analysis

  • Managing Human Error

  • Organizational Culture and Resilience

  • Final Remarks

  • References