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Ragnar Rosness

Senior Research Scientist

Ragnar Rosness

Senior Research Scientist

Ragnar Rosness
Phone: 930 18 397
Mobile: 930 18 397
Department: Safety and Mobility Research
Office: Trondheim

Publications and responsibilities

Publications

Publication

Trapped by compliance? The voices of the regulator

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1399119

This study is motivated by a concern that the salience of compliance and enforcement in regulatory action may lead companies to focus excessively on individual compliance in their safety management efforts.A qualitative study of incident and accident investigation reports issued by the Petroleum Saf...

Authors Rosness Ragnar Dahl Øyvind Forseth Ulla
Year 2017
Type Part of a book/report
Publication

Performance-based regulation of HSE and the role of regulatory guidance

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1399115

In recent years there has been a growing debate related to the robustness of different regulatory approaches for preventing accidents in the oil and gas industry. A common topic in this debate is related to the advantages and disadvantages of two different regulatory approaches; the prescriptive app...

Authors Dahl Øyvind Rosness Ragnar Forseth Ulla
Year 2017
Type Part of a book/report
Publication

The diversity of systemic safety drift: the role of infrastructure in the railway sector

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1428291

The paper is motivated by a concern that the “drift” metaphor may trigger stereotyped responses to accidents such as recurring requirements for better change management. The paper explores the idea that mechanisms of drift may be system-dependent by providing a qualitative analysis of the role of in...

Authors Rosness Ragnar
Year 2016
Type Journal publication
Publication

Learning from successful operations - opportunities, Challenges and a paradox

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1422160

Learning from successful operations has received less attention than learning from accidents and near misses, both among practitioners and researchers. The article reports intermediate results from a project aimed at reducing this gap. We discuss (1) criteria to identify an operation as successful w...

Authors Rosness Ragnar Haavik Torgeir K Steiro Trygve Tinmannsvik Ranveig Kviseth
Year 2016
Type Journal publication
Publication

HRO and RE: A pragmatic perspective

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1375896

This special issue invites to a debate to elaborate on differences and similarities between the perspectives of High Reliability Organisation (HRO) and Resilience Engineering (RE). Such a debate may be conducted along both essentialistic and pragmatic lines, and we suggest that the latter approach i...

Authors Haavik Torgeir K Antonsen Stian Rosness Ragnar Hale Andrew
Year 2016
Type Journal publication
Publication

Prospective sensemaking in the operating theatre

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1313882

This paper reports a study of sensemaking in operating theatres. We explored the role of sensemaking processes in the safe and efficient performance of surgical procedures. The study is based on observations, semi-structured interviews, and informal conversations with surgeons, anaesthetists, operat...

Authors Rosness Ragnar Evjemo Tor Erik Haavik Torgeir K Wærø Irene
Year 2016
Type Journal publication
Publication

‘Culture’ as a tool and stumbling block for learning: The function of ‘culture’ in communications from regulatory authorities in the Norwegian petroleum sector

http://www.sintef.no/en/publications/publication/?pubid=CRIStin+1280029

The 2001 HSE regulations for the Norwegian petroleum sector include a paragraph requiring the promotion of a sound health, safety and environment (HSE) culture. This paper presents an examination of the function of the ‘culture’ concept in communications from the regulatory authorities to the indust...

Authors Bye Rolf Johan Rosness Ragnar Røyrvik Jens Olgard Dalseth
Year 2016
Type Journal publication
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