IETI Transactions on Ergonomics and Safety

ISSN 2520-5439

DOI: 10.6722/TES

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Aleksandar Zunjic

2018 Volume 2 Issue 2

The importance of human reliability analysis in risk assessment process (full text in pdf)
Bojan Bijelić 1, a
Milena Stanković 1,b
Miroljub Grozdanović 1,c
1University of Niš, Faculty of Occipational Safety
Abstract Human factor has significant effects on risks that can occur in any system. Better understanding of these effects is of a great importance for system’s safety. The main purpose of this paper is to emphasize the role and importance of human reliability analysis in the risk assessment process. By giving an overview of historical development of human reliability analysis methods, with advantages and shortcoming for each generation of methods, this paper points out the need for further research in this area.
Keywords: Human factor; human error; human reliability analysis; risk assessment.