By Trevor Kletz

ISBN-10: 1560329106

ISBN-13: 9781560329107

This identify seems to be at how humans, in preference to expertise and desktops, are arguably the main unreliable issue inside of crops, resulting in risky events.

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39. Report on the Collision that Occurred on 4th Marc/i 1989 at Purley in the SouthernRegion ofBritishRailways, 1990 (FUvISO, London, UK). 40. , DailyTelegraph, 23 March1998. 41. Bryson. B. 1998. Notesfrom a Big Count,y. pages 104 and 294 (Doubleday. London,UK) 42. , undated, The Return ofHeroic Failures, page 18 (Secker & Warburg, London,UK). 43. Uff, J. D. 2001, The Joint inquiry into Train ProtectionSystems (HSEBooks,Sudbury, UK). 47 Accidents that could be prevented by better training or instructions I am underorders myselfwithsoldiersunderme Isay Come here!

The primarywater gives up its heatto the secondary water which does boil. All the radioactive materials, including the primarywater, are enclosed in a containment building so that they will not escape if there is a leak. The troublestarted when a choke occurred in a resin polisherunit, which removes impurities from the secondary water. To try to clear the choke the operatorsused instrument air. Unfortunately it was at a lowerpressure. As a result water got into the instrument au' linesand the turbinetripped.

One day a young operator, in a hurry to start up the spare pump and preventinterruption to production, forgot to close the drain valve although he knew that he should, had done it before and an instruction to do so was includedin the plant operating instructions. The liquid came out of the open drain valve and burnt him chemically on the leg. The accident was said, in the report, to be due to human failing and the operator was told to be more careful. However, changes were made to makethe accident less likely and protect the operator from the consequences of error.

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