volume 10, issue 19, P185-202 2006
DOI: 10.1590/s1414-32832006000100013
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Abstract: ABSTRACTThe traditional approach to accidents assumes that compliance with procedures and norms protects the system from accidents and that these events are caused by the faulty behavior of workers, which results partly from personality aspects. Identification of these behaviors can be based on comparing them with the standard "safe working practices", which safety experts are aware of ahead of time. In recent decades, new alternative views have expanded the perimeters of accident analyses and opened the way …

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