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A Review on the Job Stress Measurements in Nuclear Power Plant Workers for Human Error Prevention
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A Review on the Job Stress Measurements in Nuclear Power Plant Workers for Human Error Prevention
Kim, Seon Soo; Luo, Meiling; Oh, Yeon Ju; Lee, Yong Hee;
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 Abstract
Objective: The aim of this study is to review the job stress measurement for applying in nuclear power plants(NPPs). Background: The standard and guideline to evaluate and manage the job stress is insufficient in NPPs. Although job stress might have a negative effect on task performance particularly it can be related with human error in NPPs. Method/Results: This paper considered the objective and subjective stress measurements. One of the questionnaire(Korean Occupational Stress Scale) and the experiment method was investigated to apply in NPPs. KOSS was analyzed about the inter item consistency and correlation with the workload, and relative importance. In the objective evaluation considered the experiment method for the physical and mental job stress and analyzed from the phased point of view. Conclusion/Application: The measurement and criteria to evaluate job stress for operators must be complemented on the job characters and environments in NPPs. This study may support to confirm and manage the job stress in NPPs. The study of more specific methodology on job stress in NPPs is required on the basis of this paper.
 Keywords
Job stress;Objective measurement;Subjective measurement;Human error;
 Language
Korean
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