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Mechanisms in the Chain of Safety

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Mechanisms in the Chain of Safety


Research and Operational Experiences in Aviation Psychology

Edited by Alex de Voogt, American Museum of Natural History, USA and Teresa D’Oliveira, Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada, Portugal

Contemporary approaches to aviation safety show a dynamic endeavor to identify a variety of components that minimize the emergence of adverse situations. In this process there has always been a strong interrelation between these components and it allows us to talk about a chain of safety. This volume presents the most recent efforts in this chain of safety streaming from both the industry and academia, as well as the future challenges for operational settings. More about this research

Publications related to aviation safety
2011. Helicopter accidents at night: causes and contributing factors. Aerospace Psychology and Applied Human Factors. (1(2): 99-102.

2011. Robert van Doorn & Alex de Voogt. Descriptive and analytical epidemiolgy of accidents in five categories of sports aviation aircraft. Aerospace Psychology and Applied Human Factors.1(1):15-20.

2010. Alex de Voogt & Robert van Doorn. Sports Aviation: fatality and aircraft specificity. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine. 81:1-4.

2010. Lack of denominator data in aviation accident analysis reports. Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine 81(1):77-78.

2009 Sjir Uitdewilligen & Alex de Voogt. Aircraft accidents with student pilots flying solo: analysis of 390 cases. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine 80(9):803-6.

Alex de Voogt & Britt Heijnen 2009. A review of General Aviation accidents in Pacific Ocean operations. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies. 9(2):221-227.

2009 Alex de Voogt & Robert van Doorn. Accidents associated with aerobatics maneuvers in U.S.Aviation. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine 80(8):732-3.

2008. Stress in ballooning: an exploratory cortisol study. International Journal of Applied Aviation Studies, 8(2)359-362.

2008 Alex de Voogt & Sjir Uitdewilligen & Nick Eremenko. Safety in high-risk helicopter operations: the role of added crew. Journal of Safety Science, doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2008.09.009.

2008 Brian J. Pagán & Alex de Voogt. Gyroplane accidents 1985-2005: epidemiological analysis and pilot factors in 223 events. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine 79(10):983-985.

2008 Sjir Uitdewilligen & Alex de Voogt. Cognitive skill correlates of the Automated Pilot Selection System. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 6(4):333-344.

2007 Alex de Voogt & Robert R.A. van Doorn. The paradox of helicopter emergency training.Journal of Aviation Psychology, 17(3):265-274.

2007 Alex de Voogt & Robert R.A. van Doorn. Approaches and landings at wrong airports: analysis of 54 incidents and 11 accidents, 1981-2004. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine 78(2):117-120.

2007 Robert R.A. van Doorn & Alex de Voogt. Glider accidents: an analysis of 143 cases, 2001-2005. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine 78(1):26-28.

2007 Marieke Kools & Alex de Voogt. Human error as a guide to checklist design: a preliminary study of the R22 helicopter start-up and shut-down checklist. Human Factors and Aerospace Safety, 6(2):175-187.

2006. Hospital helipad architecture: ideals of safety and design. In Cor Wagenaar (ed.) Hospital Architecture, 141-157. NAi Publishers: Rotterdam.

2006 Alex de Voogt & Robert R.A. van Doorn. Midair collisions in U.S. civil aviation 2000-2004: the roles of radio communication and altitude. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine 77(12):1252-1255.

2006 Brian Pagán, Alex de Voogt & Robert R.A. van Doorn. Ultralight aviation accident factors and latent failures: a 66-case study. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine 77(9):950-952.

2006 Alex de Voogt & Robert R.A. van Doorn. Balloon crash damage and injuries: an analysis of 86 accidents, 2000-2004. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine 77(5):556-558.

2006 Alex de Voogt & Robert R.A. van Doorn. Balloon accidents: response. Aviation, Space & Environmental Medicine 77:989-990.

2003. Helicopter en zijn synoniemen: een vluchtige verkenning. Tijdschrift voor de Nederlandse Taal en Letterkunde 119(4):332-337. Leiden.

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