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All books of the series SpringerBriefs in Safety Management

2019 | Open Access | Book Open Access

Exploring Resilience

A Scientific Journey from Practice to Theory

Resilience has become an important topic on the safety research agenda and in organizational practice. Most empirical work on resilience has been descriptive, identifying characteristics of work and organizing activity which allow organizations to …

2018 | Open Access | Book Open Access

Beyond Safety Training

Embedding Safety in Professional Skills

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.

This book investigates why, despite more and more resources devoted to safety training, expectations are not entirely met, particularly in the industrial sectors that have already achieved a high …

2018 | Open Access | Book Open Access

Risk Communication for the Future

Towards Smart Risk Governance and Safety Management

The conventional approach to risk communication, based on a centralized and controlled model, has led to blatant failures in the management of recent safety related events. In parallel, several cases have proved that actors not thought of as risk …

2018 | Open Access | Book Open Access

Safety Cultures, Safety Models

Taking Stock and Moving Forward

The objective of this book is to help at-risk organizations to decipher the “safety cloud”, and to position themselves in terms of operational decisions and improvement strategies in safety, considering the path already travelled, their context …

2017 | Open Access | Book Open Access

The Illusion of Risk Control

What Does it Take to Live With Uncertainty?

This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.

This book explores the implications of acknowledging uncertainty and black swans for regulation of high-hazard technologies, for stakeholder acceptability of potentially hazardous activities and …