Use of Simulator Data to Support Nonresponse Human Errors Assessments

  • Iulian Arion
  • George William Hannaman
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This report presents the results of training simulator tests used to support the Probabilistic Safety Assessment Project for Cernavoda Nuclear Power Plant. The test results provided objective data that supported quantification of the non-response contribution to the human error probability following an initiating event. The scenario for evaluating the reliability of main control room operators is in response to an abnormal initiating event. The input data included eight crew responses to each initiating event gathered from exercises performed on the Cernavoda NPP full-scope training simulator The non-response probability is a contributor to the overall non-success of operating crew to achieve a functional objective identified in the PSA package.


Cognitive Error Probabilistic Safety Assessment Human Reliability Analysis Human Error Probability Human Reliability Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iulian Arion
    • 1
  • George William Hannaman
    • 2
  1. 1.Cernavoda Nuclear Power PlantCernavodaRomania
  2. 2.Data Systems and SolutionsSan DiegoUSA

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