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The use of empirical data sources in HRA
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Bruce Hallbert، نويسنده , , Bruce and Gertman، نويسنده , , David and Lois، نويسنده , , Erasmia and Marble، نويسنده , , Julie and Blackman، نويسنده , , Harold and Byers، نويسنده , , James، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2004
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This paper presents a review of available information related to human performance to support Human Reliability Analysis (HRA) performed for nuclear power plants (NPPs). A number of data sources are identified as potentially useful. These include NPP licensee event reports, augmented inspection team reports, operator requalification data, results from the literature in experimental psychology, and the Aviation Safety Reporting System. The paper discusses how utilizing such information improves our capability to model and quantify human performance. In particular, the paper discusses how information related to performance shaping factors can be extracted from empirical data to determine their size effect, their relative effects, as well as their interactions. The paper concludes that appropriate use of existing sources can help addressing some of the important issues we are currently facing in HRA.
Keywords :
Performance-shaping factors , human reliability assessment , probabilistic risk assessment
Journal title :
Reliability Engineering and System Safety
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