Human performance management
The CNSC’s human performance management safety and control area covers all activities that enable effective human performance through the development and implementation of processes that ensure a sufficient number of licensee personnel are in all relevant job areas and have necessary knowledge, skills, procedures and tools in place to safely carry out their duties.
In this category, you will find research and technical information related to the following specific areas: human performance programs, personnel training, personnel certification, certification examinations and requalification tests, work organization and job design, and fitness for duty.
Research and support program
- RSP-673.1 – State of Policies and Practices on Substance Use in Safety-sensitive Industries in Canada
- RSP-584.1 – Minimum staff complement: Review of regulatory requirements, industry practices, scientific literarture and experience of stakeholders
- RSP-0289 – Review of criteria for assessing shift schedules in the nuclear industry
- RSP-0203 – Definition of a human performance program to support regulatory activities for the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
- RSP-0140 – Evaluation of safety technician training programs at Ontario Power Generation Inc. Bruce NGS "B" Facility
Technical papers and abstracts
- Canadian regulatory framework for severe accidents
- Safety metrics: Are they measuring up?
- Building adaptive capacity through everyday work
- Regulating Fitness for Duty in the Nuclear Industry: A Key Element for Safety and Security
- Questions regarding competencies and training to ensure a group’s resilience during severe accidents
- Isotope Production Accelerators Report Card
- Why Class II Radiation Safety Officer Candidates Fail Certification
- Fitness for Duty – Nuclear Security
- A systemic view of human factors: Connecting the domains through a human performance program
- Regulatory Challenges for Human Factors in Small Modular Reactors
- Presentation on CSA standard N290.12, Human factors in design for nuclear power plants
- Regulatory Oversight of Safety Culture
- Presentation on Preparing Workers for the Unexpected
- Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident: A Matter of Unchallenged Basic Assumptions
- Contemporary Approaches to Safety Culture: Lessons From Developing a Regulatory Oversight Approach
- Fitness for Duty: A Canadian Nuclear Regulatory Perspective
- Modification of the SPAR-H method to support HRA for Level 2 PSA
- Canadian Requirements for Ensuring Workers’ Competency in the Field of Nuclear Energy
- Human factors evaluation – Why? What? When?
- Minimum staff complement: Safety in numbers
- Regulatory Oversight Report for Uranium Mines, Mills, Historic and Decommissioned sites in Canada : 2015
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