Organisational learning; a path to safety and efficiency

  • Björn Wahlström
Conference paper


The paper gives an introduction to a session on “Organisational learning in nuclear safety”. It discusses connections between organisational factors and nuclear safety. It gives a short description of the LearnSafe1 project and it discusses challenges and research needs in the field of organisational factors. A conclusion is that more research is needed to establish an understanding of how organisation and management influences safety.


Nuclear Power Plant International Atomic Energy Agency Organisational Learning Organisational Factor Safety Culture 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Björn Wahlström
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  1. 1.VTT Industrial SystemsEspooFinland

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