"A Users Guide to Preventing Major Accidents" presented at the 2014 Nuclear Facility Safety Programs Workshop, May 7, 2014 by Peter S. Winokur, Chairman Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. Lessons Learned:
Cost of safety is small compared to cost of accident
Nuclear events and accidents have disproportionately larger impacts on mission that other major accidents
Do not "reward" a good safety program by cutting its resources
Plan for the unexpected
If the culture is right, the workplace becomes safer
Leaders are the designer, modelers, and teachers of the organizations culture
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