Searching for the causes

Many troubles such as accidents and disasters result from and are indirectly or directly triggered by human mistakes and omissions. Those kinds of human actions are known to be related to such factors as the management style, the nature of the organization, work methods and work environment, machinery and equipment, and society.
Human Factor Analysis Group conducts, with prevention and elimination of repeated accidents in mind, empirical research concerning, among others, analysis methods and techniques to help the analysis of these accidents.
This group conducts also research concerning education for preventing human error and basic research from the perspective of human factor analysis.

Main research to-date

• Research on event analysis techniques
• Research on organizational characteristics
• Research on the transmission of maintenance and repairing skills
• Research on emotional changes due to time pressure and interpersonal impressions

Image flowchart of analysis on accidents and disasters


  • Research Center for Human FactorsHuman Factor Analysis Group
    Miho TakagiLINK