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SAFETY, RELIABILITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT 2E
NRS Tait, Sue Cox
This title examines the concepts of systems reliability and the techniques available for determining both 'technical' and 'human' hazard and risk. Emphasis is placed on technical systems and human factors and the increasing importance of psychological factors in the overall assessment of safety.
This edition includes material that reflects the fact that the tool of Risk Assessment has been taken up by many industrial and commercial sectors since the first edition.
Reliability; Enhanced Reliability; Hazard analysis; Data sources; The human connection; The computer connection; Risk analysis; Estimation of risk; Risk assessment; Risk assessment and public policy; Some recent incidents and their implications; Limitations and uses of quantitative techniques.