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Dr Richard Taylor

Dr Richard Taylor

Dr Richard Taylor

Visiting Professor in Civil Engineering

Area of research

Management of Safety

Office 0.37a
Queen's Building,
University Walk, Clifton BS8 1TR
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 5423

Research summary

After spending nearly 20 years in senior positions in the UK nuclear industry, I am now a Visiting Professor at the SSRC where I am carrying out research on the common cultural and organisational factors leading to major accidents with Dr John May, director of the SSRC and the new J-value technique for assessing the cost effectiveness of health and safety interventions with Professor Philip Thomas.  Until 2005, I had been Corporate Head of Environment, Health and Safety Policy for British Nuclear Fuels.  Previously, I was Head of Environment, Health, Safety and Quality for Magnox Electric.  I have also established ...

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Biography

Research summary

After spending nearly 20 years in senior positions in the UK nuclear industry, I am now a Visiting Professor in the Safety Systems Research centre (SSRC) where I am carrying out research on the common cultural and organisational factors leading to accidents and the new J-value technique for assessing the cost effectiveness of safety and environmental interventions.  Until 2005, I was Corporate Head of Environment, Health and Safety Policy for British Nuclear Fuels.  Previously, I was Head of Environment, Health, Safety and Quality for Magnox Electric.  I have also established my own consultancy, carrying out work in three ...

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