Safety Culture: Analysis and Intervention

  • Bernhard Wilpert
  • Babette Fahlbruch
Conference paper


The paper deals with issues of safety culture in three steps. The first step will refer to the origins and central connotation of culture and of safety culture. The second step will touch on the difficulties of analysing and measuring safety culture with reference to some recent research programs. The concluding third step will propose some approaches on how to introduce and sustain an effective safety culture in high hazard systems.


Safety Culture Nuclear Industry Nuclear Plant External Assessment Nuclear Installation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernhard Wilpert
    • 1
  • Babette Fahlbruch
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Center System SafetyBerlin University of TechnologyBerlinGermany

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