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AMALBERTI, René; ROCHA, Raoni; VILELA, Rodolfo Andrade de Gouvea  and  ALMEIDA, Ildeberto Muniz de. Safety management in complex and dangerous systems - theories and practices: an interview with René Amalberti. Rev. bras. saúde ocup. [online]. 2018, vol.43, e9.  Epub Aug 30, 2018. ISSN 2317-6369.

René Amalberti is a Professor, MD, and PhD in Medicine. After a residency in Psychiatry, he integrated the Airforce in 1977, got a permanent Medical Research position in 1982, and became Full Professor of Medicine in 1995. He retired in 2007 with the rank of General, dividing his time between the HAS - Haute Autorité de Santé (French Accreditation Agency - senior advisor patient safety), and a position of volunteer director of Foundation for an Industrial Safety Culture (FONCSI). He has published over 150 international papers, and authored or coauthored 12 books on human error and system safety. During his carrier, he occupied several detached positions working as Head Human factors and Flight Safety at the European Joint Aviation Administration, 1993-99, Head of National Research Program Quality Safety in Ground Transportation, 2001-2006; he was also chair of several national and international scientific boards dealing with environmental risk. In 2016 he came to Brazil to lecture at the 57th Work Accident Forum Meeting. On the occasion he launched the Brazilian translation of his book La sécurité: théorie et pratiques sur les compromis et les arbitrages.

Keywords : industrial safety; safety management; technological risks; safety culture; ultra-safe systems.

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