Journal of Surgical Simulation 2015; 2: 31 - 34

Published: 30 June 2015



Special Issue: Lecture notes: Lessons in safety from nuclear power

Steve Naylor
Corresponding author: Steve Naylor, CIOS, Central Technical Training, EDF Energy Generation, Barnett Way, Barnwood, Gloucester, GL4 3RS, UK. Email:


The implementation of a company wide performance improvement programme by EDF Energy is described which invested in both plant and people. The presentation focuses primarily on the implementation of a systematic approach to training and the use of simulation which has been a key contributor to improvements across industrial safety, environmental safety, and nuclear safety and improved plant operation.


Systematic approach to training; safety; radioactive; shut down; training standards accreditation board; simulator

Additional Information

This presentation was given at "Striving Towards the High Reliability Organisation", Fourth Annual Simulation Conference, Homerton University Hospital, London UK on 11 December 2014.