Safety Culture Assessment — Methods and Indicators, Results of a German Research Project

  • Helga Schott
  • Hans-Peter Balfanz
  • Rolf-Diether Junge
  • Oliver Sträter
  • Beate Kallenbach-Herbert
  • Manfred Sickert
Conference paper


The method for development of practical criteria for safety culture assessment — based on event orientated safety culture assessment — is a promising approach in the current situation. The event orientated assessment of the root causes of real events is based on the assumption that events in a nuclear power plant are indicators for deficiencies in safety culture.


Nuclear Power Plant Safety Management Safety Culture Cause Analysis American Petroleum Institute 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helga Schott
    • 1
  • Hans-Peter Balfanz
    • 2
  • Rolf-Diether Junge
    • 3
  • Oliver Sträter
    • 4
  • Beate Kallenbach-Herbert
    • 5
  • Manfred Sickert
    • 6
  1. 1.Bundesamt für StrahlenschutzSalzgitterGermany
  2. 2.Technischer Überwachungsverein Nord (TÜV Nord)HamburgGermany
  3. 3.TÜV Hannover/Sachsen-AnhaltHannoverGermany
  4. 4.Lehrstuhl für ErgonomieTechnische UniversitätMünchenGermany
  5. 5.Öko-InstitutDarmstadtGermany
  6. 6.Kernkraftwerk BrunsbüttelGermany

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