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Human failure is a threat stemming from inadvertent acts of people.
Causes of human failure can lie in:
- Lack of observation
- Lack of pattern recognition
- Lack of attention
- Incorrect response decision
- Incorrect response execution
Footnotes and references
- Wiegmann, D. & Shappell, S. (1997) Human factors analysis of post-accident data: Applying theoretical taxonomies of human error. The International Journal of Aviation Psychology, 7, pp. 67-81.