CEHAM: How to Analyse the Effectiveness of Human Error Handling in Complex Operations

  • A. Di Giulio
  • E. Cagno
  • M. C. Leva
  • P. Trucco
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The paper deals with the development of a method-named Cognitive Error Handling Analysis Method(CEHAM)-for approaching human errors in complex operational frameworks(e. g. plant commissioning). The method allows to make analyses considering both error prevention and error recovery; it integrates cognitive human error analysis with standard hazard analysis methods (Hazop and Event tree) by means of a simulation approach.


Recovery Phase Error Type Human Error Logical Level Error Recovery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Di Giulio
    • 1
  • E. Cagno
    • 1
  • M. C. Leva
    • 1
  • P. Trucco
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Management, Economics and Industrial EngineeringPolitecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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