Research and development agenda for learning from incidents

Margaryan, Anoush ORCID: 0000-0002-1740-8104, Littlejohn, Allison and Stanton, Neville A. (2016) Research and development agenda for learning from incidents. Safety Science, 99. pp. 5-13. ISSN 09257535

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Abstract

This paper outlines a research and development agenda for the nascent field of Learning from Incidents (LFI). Effective, deep and lasting learning from incidents is critical for the safety of employees, the general public and environmental protection. The paper is an output of an international seminar series ‘Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning from Incidents’ funded by the UK Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) in 2013–2016 http://lfiseminars.ning.com/. The seminar series brought together academics, practitioners and policymakers from a range of disciplines and sectors to advance the theory, methodology, organisational practice and policy in LFI. Drawing on a range of disciplinary and sectoral perspectives, as well as on input from practitioners and policymakers, this paper lays out four key research and development challenges: defining LFI; measuring LFI; levels and factors of LFI; and strengthening research-practice nexus in LFI.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Business and finance > Business and management
Depositing User: Kevin Sanders
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2018 15:51
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2018 15:51
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/4822

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