Safety Climate and Risk Culture: How Does Your Organization Measure Up?
Ciavarelli, Anthony P.
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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found that a fire in the cargo hold of the aircraft, started when several uncapped chemical oxygen generators ignited then burned into flight control equipment and caused the pilot to lose control of the aircraft. The chain of errors leading to the ValuJet Airlines crash in May 1996 is one of several examples of an Organizational Accident or an accident that is deeply rooted in a company’s lack of leadership commitment and support for safety.