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Name: Ron Frey
Date registered: July 5, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Automatic Active Safety Systems and the Human Element — February 12, 2013
  2. Managing the Human Stress Reaction in Extreme Occupational Environments: A Case Example — December 6, 2012
  3. Hi-Tech Gadgets and Human Performance — July 5, 2012
  4. A Titanic Mistake — February 14, 2012
  5. Top 10 Most Common Holiday Accidents — December 15, 2011

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Feb
12

Automatic Active Safety Systems and the Human Element

Automatic active safety systems have, for some time, been implemented in a wide variety of industries, including transport, pipelines, aviation and marine environments. Collision warning/avoidance systems are good examples of an automatic active safety system. Activated prior to a potential accident, these systems are valued because they are less prone to human factors related to … Continue reading »

Dec
06

Managing the Human Stress Reaction in Extreme Occupational Environments: A Case Example

It was a dark and snowy afternoon in the high arctic where the sun only rises for a few hours a day. Two police officers received an emergency call … it was an armed hostage taking. The police officers arrived at the scene, their hearts racing, their adrenaline pumping. They saw the hostage taker on … Continue reading »

Jul
05

Hi-Tech Gadgets and Human Performance

Heads-up displays, GPS locaters, body mounted cameras, talking police cruisers, the seduction of every imaginable gadget to help us respond to situations in our workplace is never ending. Employees from one organization routinely compare themselves to other organizations, to see which of them have the latest and greatest ‘toys’. Of course the use 
of high … Continue reading »

Feb
14

A Titanic Mistake

Carnival Cruise Lines recently stated “While the investigation is ongoing, preliminary indications are that there may have been significant human error on the part of the ship’s Master, Captain Francesco Schettino, which resulted in these grave consequences.” Captain Francesco Schettino and the sinking of the Costa Concordia has gathered a lot of attention, and rightly … Continue reading »

Dec
15

Top 10 Most Common Holiday Accidents

It’s a busy time of year and safety is often the last thing on your mind. We thought we’d try to bring safety back into awarenesss, so here’s the Top Ten Most Common Holiday Accidents. If you have taken our Accident Investigator Training, you should be able to identify a few hypothetical SSA’s and influential … Continue reading »