Improving the Empirical Basis for Human Reliability Assessment by Simulator Experiments

  • Andreas Bye
  • Per Øivind Braarud
  • Curtis Smith
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The OECD Halden Reactor Project has incorporated Human Reliability Assessment (HRA) as a central point in its research program for 2003–2005. As part of this, several activities are undergoing in co-operation with Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to support the need for more empirical data for HRA. This paper describes how empirical data from simulator studies in HAMMLAB (HAlden huMan-Machine LABoratory) may support improvements to HRA methods.


Human Performance Context Effect Safety System Human Event Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Bye
    • 1
  • Per Øivind Braarud
    • 1
  • Curtis Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.OECD Halden Reactor ProjectInstitute for Energy TechnologyHaldenNorway
  2. 2.Idaho National Engineering and Environmental LaboratoryIdaho FallsUSA

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