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Learning from incidents

Margaryan, Anoush; Littlejohn, Allison and King, Stuart (2014). Learning from incidents. Petroleum Review, 68

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Learning from incidents (LFI) is important across a range of industries and is relevant for professional and government bodies and third-sector organisations concerned about health and safety. Industrial incidents cause injury, loss of life and environmental degradation - of particular concern to major hazard industries like the energy industry. However, after incident investigation has taken place, LFI initiatives tend to focus too much on the dissemination of information, assuming that access to incident-related information will lead to organisational learning and behavioural change. Yet research into adult learning demonstrates that access to information does not necessarily lead to learning.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2014 The Authors
ISSN: 0020-3076
Keywords: health and safety; workplace; industrial incidents; education
Academic Unit/School: Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Item ID: 42256
Depositing User: Allison Littlejohn
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2015 10:14
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2019 09:08
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