Performability: Pedagogical Perspectives
Volume 2, Number 1, January 2006 - Paper 5 - pp. 61 - 74
ROD BARRATTHead of Department of Environmental & Mechanical Engineering,
Faculty of Technology,
The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, UK
(Received on March 21, 2005)
Links of performability to environmental health and safety are developed through policy and legal pressures as well as through illustrations from some major disasters. The human factors inherent in performability can be addressed in part though education and training, and distance teaching has an important role to play. Approaches to providing this education are outlined together with some measures of performance.
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