A Barrier Model for Road Traffic Applied to Accident Analysis

  • Bodil Alteren
  • Per Hokstad
  • Dagfinn Moe
  • Kristian Sakshaug


The concept barrier presently achieves considerable attention in risk management, for instance in nuclear [1] and offshore oil and gas industry [2, 3]. The term is used in slightly different ways, but usually a rather wide definition is applied [4, 5]. ISO 17776 [6] notes that barriers may be physical (shields, materials, protective devices, segregation, etc.) or non-physical (procedures, training, drills, inspection etc.).


Seat Belt Barrier Model Accident Analysis Safety Barrier Damage Phase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bodil Alteren
    • 1
  • Per Hokstad
    • 1
  • Dagfinn Moe
    • 2
  • Kristian Sakshaug
    • 2
  1. 1.Industrial ManagementSINTEFTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.Civil and Environmental EngineeringSINTEFTrondheimNorway

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