Workshop: Current and emerging challenges in risk and crisis perception for the nuclear sector.

One of the workshops at our CIP Conference 2016 on 1 July 2016 at Antwerp Management School.

Since the seventies, far before the Tsjernobyl and Fukushima accidents, the applications of nuclear technology are controversial. “How to depolarise the public debate about nuclear energy?” is the one-billion-dollar question for decision makers inside the nuclear sector.

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Workshop: Better risk communication about fires involving hazardous materials. Risk perception and the mental models approach.

One of the workshops at our CIP Conference 2016 on 1 July 2016 at Antwerp Management School.

In January 2011, a major fire erupted at a chemical storage and packing company in The Netherlands. In the aftermath, the risk communication to the public was heavily criticised. In the present study, we employed a mental models approach to improve risk communication in case of a fire involving hazardous materials.

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Organizational safety and pre-accident investigations: an introduction

One of our four keynotes at the CIP Conference 2015 in Amsterdam

Dr. Todd Conklin
Dr. Todd Conklin

In this presentation, Todd will introduce High Reliability Organizing (HRO), how we can identify complex potential incidents before they take place and how time-pressed professionals should shape their safety programs.

Todd Conklin speaks all over the world about his book Pre-Accident Investigations: An Introduction to Organizational Safety and the “new view” of human error, based on human performance theory.