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In order to achieve the test conditions automatic shutdown devices were inhibited and the emergency core cooling system shut-down.
We the total clarity of hindsight we know this was particularly high risk because the particular RMBK-1000 reactor design is unstable at the low power levels (c7%) being tested.
You may also be interested in these Aerossurance articles: Prof James Reason published this paper in 1998: Achieving a safe culture: theory and practice Prof Patrick Hudson proposed the following model (developed from earlier work by Ron Westrum): When discussing this model, Hudson wittily explains why brown was chosen as the colour for the pathological to whom bad things just happen…
In a follow up article, The 3 Main Conclusions and Findings from New Research about Culture Change in Organisations, it was noted that research has shown that at work “most people take their cultural cues for behaviour and beliefs from the following areas of their life” in descending order: UPDATE 8 December 2016: Aerossurance founder, Andy Evans, presented on the topic of safety leadership at a UK CAA helicopter safety culture seminar today.When it comes to recommending your organisation to others: An employee’s rating of “culture and values” is 4.9 times more predictive of a company recommendation than salary and benefits.The second most important factor is “career opportunities,” which is 4.5 more important than salary and benefits.Late at night on 26 April 1986 in the then USSR, a team of nuclear workers prepared to conduct a test on Reactor 4 of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant as part of an otherwise routine shutdown.The exercise was to test a modified safety system and determine how long the reactor’s steam turbines would continue to power to the main coolant pumps following a loss of main electrical power supply.