This is page is dedicated to resources for analysing and designing around human error.
No design is foolproof, but we can make critical systems more robust and error tolerant.
A field Guide to human arror Sydney Dekker This is a draft version of sydney Deckers excellent guide based on analysing aviation accidents.
UK HSE on types of human error
P-Prune forum Aviation safety discusions etc.
Rasmussen on safety design
In any situation the temptation is to blame the lowest level thinking individual involved in the adverse event. Often it has more long term benefit to look higher up the food chain, either at the systems or the training or the organization culture.
Ammonium Nitrate explosions
Recuring large scale disaster, based on ignorance.
Availability Cascades Availability cascades Group Belief mechanisms