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Reference Library

Welcome to our Reference Library! 

Here you will find PDFs of Case Study Answer Keys, as well as our most widely used HCA templates, along with reference documents from the Department of Energy (DOE), the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).  

HCA TEMPLATE

BueDragon HCA
Template in Excel

CHART

BlueDragon HCA Chart
With Definitions 

ANSWER KEY

CASE STUDY - Rapid Investigation (Joe vs. Miter Saw)

ANSWER KEY

CASE STUDY: Comprehensive Investigation (HF Incident)

HANDOUT

Common External Factors (Error Likely Situations)

TEMPLATE

FAULT TREE:
Human Centric Issue

TEMPLATE

PROCESS MAP:
Spare Parts Procurement

TEMPLATE

PARETO ANALYSIS:
Error Likely Situations

TEMPLATE

T-Matrix
 

MANUAL

DOE O 225.1B 
Accident Investigations

GUIDELINES

DOE O 226.2
Federal Oversight and Contractor Assurance Systems

GUIDELINES

DOE O 470.4B
Safeguards and Security Program

MANUAL

INPO Principles for Effective Self-Assessment and Corrective Action Programs

MANUAL

INPO Good Practice 05-002
 
Human Performance Tools for Engineers and Knowledge Workers

MANUAL

NRC Findings for Human Performance Contribution to Risk in Operating Events 
(NUREG/CR 6753-2002)

POSTER

BlueDragon HCA 
Framework - Poster

CRITICAL THINKING WHITE PAPER by Rob DLE

Published at the 40th International Conference on Critical Thinking (Sept 2020)

ANSWER KEY

CASE STUDY - Comprehensive Investigation (FLS Falls off the Ladder)

HANDOUT

Socratic Questions

TEMPLATE

PARETO ANALYSIS:
Common Cause Trending

TEMPLATE

SUCCESS TREE: 
Knowledge Transfer Program

TEMPLATE

PROCESS MAP:
Survey Meters

TEMPLATE

FAULT TREE: Explosion at
INL Breeder Reactor

HANDBOOK

DOE Accident and Operational Safety Analysis Handbook

POLICY

DOE O 226.1B 
DOE Oversight Policy

GUIDELINES

DOE O 232 2A
Occurrence Reporting

MANUAL

IAEA Publication 1623 - Managing Human Performance

MANUAL

INPO Good Practice 06-003
Human Performance Reference Manual (2006)

MANUAL

INPO Good Practice 06-002
Human Performance Tools for Workers

MANUAL

NRC Human Performance Evaluation Process
(NUREG/CR 6751-2001)