Structural failures due to human error : what research to do?

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ConferenceRisk, Structural Engineering and Human Error : Proceedings of the 2nd University Symposium on Structural Technology and Risk: 18 July 1983, Waterloo, Ont. Canada
Pages127136; # of pages: 10
Subjectcauses of failures; building failures; building inspection; quality control; human beings; structural engineering history; error research; delabrement; inspection des travaux; controle de qualite; etre humain
AbstractThe paper reviews research on human error leading to structural failure and suggests a possible program for the future. The suggested program is to establish basic principles or factors that cover failure due to human error and, based on these, evaluate and improve existing procedures to prevent such failures.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number24847
NPARC number20374846
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