Monthly Archives: September 2014

Safety-II and Just Culture: Where Now?

When things go wrong, we seem to display a reliable tendency to do one thing: blame those at the ‘sharp end’. No matter how complex the system, how uncertain the situation, or how inadequate the conditions, our attention post-accident seems … Continue reading

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Systems Thinking for Safety: Ten Principles (A White Paper)

This week, a EUROCONTROL Network Manager White Paper was released, entitled Systems Thinking for Safety: Ten Principles. The White Paper was a collaboration of EUROCONTROL, DFS, nine other air navigation service providers and three pilot and controller associations. The purpose is to … Continue reading

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Safety, Human Performance, System: From Theory to Practice

On 24-26 September, EUROCONTROL/NAV-Portugal hosted a conference in Lisbon entitled Safety, Human Performance, System: From Theory to Practice. Over 150 people in aviation and other industries participated, including safety specialists, human factors specialists, engineers, managers, and regulators. The conference (following a … Continue reading

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