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Title: Human factors programs for high-level radioactive waste handling systems

Abstract

Human Factors is the discipline concerned with the acquisition of knowledge about human capabilities and limitations, and the application of such knowledge to the design of systems. This paper discusses the range of human factors issues relevant to high-level radioactive waste (HLRW) management systems and, based on examples from other organizations, presents mechanisms through which to assure application of such expertise in the safe, efficient, and effective management and disposal of high-level waste. Additionally, specific attention is directed toward consideration of who might be classified as a human factors specialist, why human factors expertise is critical to the success of the HLRW management system, and determining when human factors specialists should become involved in the design and development process.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10141474
Report Number(s):
PNL-SA-20361; CONF-920430-90
ON: DE92012328
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 3. international high level radioactive waste management (IHLRWM) conference,Las Vegas, NV (United States),12-16 Apr 1992; Other Information: PBD: Apr 1992
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
12 MANAGEMENT OF RADIOACTIVE AND NON-RADIOACTIVE WASTES FROM NUCLEAR FACILITIES; 11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; HIGH-LEVEL RADIOACTIVE WASTES; RADIOACTIVE WASTE MANAGEMENT; HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING; MATERIALS HANDLING; 052000; 051000; WASTE MANAGEMENT; ECONOMIC, INDUSTRIAL, AND BUSINESS ASPECTS

Citation Formats

Pond, D J. Human factors programs for high-level radioactive waste handling systems. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Pond, D J. Human factors programs for high-level radioactive waste handling systems. United States.
Pond, D J. Wed . "Human factors programs for high-level radioactive waste handling systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10141474.
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