Was it technical failure or human error? Part one.

In this video we introduce the roots of the dualistic question whether an accident was caused by either technical failure or human error. We trace it to H.W. Heinrich and his book on Industrial Accident Prevention from 1931 and see how its reasoning has shaped safety research, policy and discourse ever since. In this video we also play around a bit more with animations than we have in our previous videos. Please give us a comment below on how you like it.

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Jeff Lyth

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