RR179 - Learning from incidents involving E/E/PE systems
Part 1 - Review of methods and industry practice
This report is the first of 3 parts presenting the results of an HSE-sponsored research project. The overall purpose is to create a scheme for learning from incidents that involve electrical, electronic or programmable electronic (E/E/PE) systems. Part 1 (this report) reviews existing learning processes and causal analysis techniques, examines industry practice and makes recommendations for a new scheme. Part 2 presents the recommended scheme and Part 3 gives accompanying guidance, examples and rationale.
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