MECHANISMS OF SHAPING A SAFETY CULTURE IN RAIL TRANSPORT. HUMAN AND ORGANIZATIONAL FACTOR
Safety management in rail transport has been developing particularly dynamically in recent years. Expenditure on improving security issues is stimulated by social expectations as well as political and economic goals. The book is a source of knowledge necessary to shape a mature safety culture in railway companies.
It analyzes, among others:
the essence of organizational culture in terms of safety culture
definitions, types and models of security culture in theoretical terms
the role of organizational human factors in shaping the safety culture in rail transport
the role of safety culture in minimizing railway incidents and accidents at work.
It also provides the reader with practical tools to implement the core values that enhance the quality of rail safety management.
By filling the knowledge gap in the area of the place and role of safety culture as well as the human and organizational factor in the processes of improving safety management systems in rail transport, the authors meet the needs of managers of railway companies, as well as students of technical and economic universities studying railways.