Publications and responsibilities
Human performance and safety in Arctic environments
The Arctic environment is exotic, cold, dark, isolated and remote, with a lack of infrastructure common in many other areas of the world. This report gives an overview of theoretical and applied knowledge on how humans may react and master challenging situations and environme ~tal aspects in the Arc...
Using gaming and resilience engineering principles to energize a situated resilience training of front-end operators and managers
TheTORC project has developed an innovative and comprehensive training concept that enables organizations to appreciate, nurture and improve their inherent resilient and adaptive capacities,while operating in an environment dominated by compliance-oriented safety regulations and standards.Akey eleme...
The Petro-HRA Guideline
The Petro-HRA method has been developed in an R&D project called “Analysis of human actions as barriers in major accidents in the petroleum industry, applicability of human reliability analysis methods”, Project no. 220824/E30. Petro-HRA is a method for qualitative and quantitative assessment of...
SINTEF A27931: Guidelines for the preparatory work needed to implement a TORC training program
PETRO-HRA, A NEW METHOD FOR HUMAN RELIABILITY ANALYSIS IN THE PETROLEUM INDUSTRY
Prospective sensemaking in the operating theatre
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...
Robust Work Practices in the Petroleum Industry: A Handbook for Integrated Operations
Time and tools to make sense: Recommendations
Operational Managers Build Safety by Creating Favourable Environmental Conditions for Safety Work
The purpose of this paper is to promote a complementary myth to "compliance to rules ensures safety" namely that "operational managers build safety by creating favourable environmental conditions for safety work". By a "myth" we understand a story that expresses a parti...