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Foundations of Safety Science: a century of understanding accidents and disasters.

Dekker S. Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2019. ISBN:  9781138481787.

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January 1, 2019

Dekker S. Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2019. ISBN:  9781138481787.

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Safety science provides a conceptual base for work to reduce system errors resulting in patient harm. This publication provides a history of safety science development and summarizes topics such as resilience engineering, high-reliability organizations, and the Swiss cheese model as approaches to manage safety in complex situations.

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Dekker S. Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 2019. ISBN:  9781138481787.

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