• Monica Haage

    Senior Nuclear Safety Specialist

    Monica Haage just started her carrier as free-lance after over ten years of international experience at IAEA and OCED/NEA. She has internationally evolved the area of Human and Organizational Factors with special focus on Leadership, Management and Culture for Safety and Systemic Approach to Safety (HTO). Her specialty is to bridge safety science into user-friendly tools and practical approaches.
     
    Ms Haage was the IAEA technical lead for the human and organizational/safety culture section in the IAEA Fukushima Daiichi Accident Report. She has a degree in Engineering (Automation) and a degree in Social Psychology (Leadership and Organizational Theory). Ms. Haage earlier assignments were at ISS, Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant, University of Skovde. Her career started at the Scandinavian Airlines.

    • 15:20 - 03-05-2018 The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident has been thoroughly investigated. Many people around the world have asked, how could this happen in a such technical advanced country as Japan. In the IAEA Fukushima report, it was concluded that the contributing factors were lack of a systemic approach to safety and safety culture shortcomings. The analysis further evolved the understanding of the complexity and the underpinning factors in severe events. These insights and lessons learnt from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident are relevant for any person working in a high hazard industry as it boils down to the very human and organizational aspect of safety. Ms Haage will share these lessons learnt which are relevant for the audience and provide some ideas on how to shape proactive countermeasures.
      16:50 - 03-05-2018 Sidney Dekker, professor and author of several books on safety performance, and Monica Haage, Nuclear Safety Specialist  will discuss how safe operations requires people that act safe and systems that support the humans' actions.
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