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How organisations learn from safety incidents: a multifaceted problem

Lukic, Dane; Margaryan, Anoush and Littlejohn, Allison (2010). How organisations learn from safety incidents: a multifaceted problem. Journal of Workplace Learning, 22(7) pp. 428–450.

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This paper seeks to review current approaches to learning from health and safety incidents in the workplace. The aim of the paper is to identify the diversity of approaches and analyse them in terms of learning aspects. A literature review was conducted searching for terms incident/accident/near misses/disaster/crisis modified with learning/training and safety. Shortlisted articles were analysed by questioning who is learning, what kind of learning process is undertaken, what type of knowledge is employed and the type of problem that these incidents addressed. Current approaches to learning from incidents were critically analysed and gaps identified.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN: 1366-5626
Keywords: health and safety; workplace; workplace learning
Academic Unit/School: Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
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Item ID: 42281
Depositing User: Allison Littlejohn
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2015 10:47
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2019 09:08
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