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Title: Human Events Reference for ATHEANA (HERA) Database Description and Preliminary User's Manual

Abstract

The Technique for Human Error Analysis (ATHEANA) is a newly developed human reliability analysis (HRA) methodology that aims to facilitate better representation and integration of human performance into probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) modeling and quantification by analyzing risk-significant operating experience in the context of existing behavioral science models. The fundamental premise of ATHEANA is that error forcing contexts (EFCs), which refer to combinations of equipment/material conditions and performance shaping factors (PSFs), set up or create the conditions under which unsafe actions (UAs) can occur. Because ATHEANA relies heavily on the analysis of operational events that have already occurred as a mechanism for generating creative thinking about possible EFCs, a database (db) of analytical operational events, called the Human Events Reference for ATHEANA (HERA), has been developed to support the methodology. This report documents the initial development efforts for HERA.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Office of Scientific and Technical Information, Oak Ridge, TN (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US)
OSTI Identifier:
759170
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-99-4523
TRN: US0004494
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 12 Aug 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
22 GENERAL STUDIES OF NUCLEAR REACTORS; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS//MATHEMATICS, COMPUTING, AND INFORMATION SCIENCE; HUMAN FACTORS; ERRORS; HUMAN POPULATIONS; MANUALS; PERFORMANCE; RELIABILITY; RISK ASSESSMENT; H CODES; REACTOR OPERATION

Citation Formats

Auflick, J.L. Human Events Reference for ATHEANA (HERA) Database Description and Preliminary User's Manual. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.2172/759170.
Auflick, J.L. Human Events Reference for ATHEANA (HERA) Database Description and Preliminary User's Manual. United States. doi:10.2172/759170.
Auflick, J.L. Thu . "Human Events Reference for ATHEANA (HERA) Database Description and Preliminary User's Manual". United States. doi:10.2172/759170. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/759170.
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