Books By Sidney Dekker
*The Latest* Do Safety Differently
Over the last several years a new way to think about the safety of work has found its way into many organizations around the world. This new way to think about safety is leading to some important improvements in how work is being done and every organization wants to improve their safety performance. This new way to think about safety is exciting and effective and organizations have great desire and motivation to improve safety performance.
The second edition of a bestseller, Safety Differently: Human Factors for a New Era is a complete update of Ten Questions About Human Error: A New View of Human Factors and System Safety.
Foundations of Safety Science
How are today's 'hearts and minds' programs linked to a late-19th century definition of human factors as people's moral and mental deficits?
How do people cope with having "caused" a terrible accident? How do they cope when they survive and have to live with the consequences ever after? We tend to blame and forget professionals who cause incidents and accidents, but they are victims too.
Increased concern for patient safety has put the issue at the top of the agenda of practitioners, hospitals, and even governments. The risks to patients are many and diverse, and the complexity of the healthcare system that delivers them is huge.
Behind Human Error
Human error is cited over and over as a cause of incidents and accidents. The result is a widespread perception of a 'human error problem', and solutions are thought to lie in changing the people or their role in the system.
Ten Questions About Human Error
Ten Questions About Human Error asks the type of questions frequently posed in incident and accident investigations, people's own practice...
This book identifies the market mechanisms that explain how less government paradoxically leads to greater compliance burdens for almost all workers...