24th Annual HPRCT Conference
June 19-22, 2018
Marriott Riverwalk
San Antonio, Texas
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Muschara Error Management Consulting, LLC
Atlanta, Georgia
  • Over 35 years of experience in consulting, training, and management positions in commercial and military nuclear power operations. Specializes in the management of Human and Organizational Performance (H&OP) in high-hazard, industrialized environments. Recent clients include: Amgen, Biogen, Orange & Rockland Utilities (ORU), SI Group, PPL EU, and several U.S. Department of Energy national laboratories
  • Purpose: To help managers and leaders of high-hazard operations protect their people, products, and property from the human element by providing risk-based error management applications, developed from leading-edge research and practical hands-on experience, while honoring God and others through Wisdom, Integrity, and Love
  • Author of Risk-Based Thinking: Managing the Uncertainty of Human Error in Operationsby Routledge). Also, authored numerous human performance guidelines and manuals for the nuclear power industry, while employed by the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) (22 years) in Atlanta, Georgia; several documents adopted by the U.S. Department of Energy and the World Association of Nuclear Operators
  • Certified Performance Technologist (CPT) awarded in 2006 by the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI); re-certified twice; human performance technology (HPT) used to help line managers to identify needed and sustain changes in human performance in their organizations
  • Qualified as a senior reactor operator (SRO) as a control room simulator instructor at Farley Nuclear Plant, while employed by Westinghouse Electric Corporation
  • Received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy, served in the U.S. Submarine Service 25 years (7 active and 18 reserve), Qualified in Submarines, and qualified as Engineer of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Systems; retired Captain, USN-Retired. Earned a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Kennesaw State University near Atlanta, Georgia
  • Married to his best friend, Pam, for more than 40 years with three adult children and six grandchildren; lives near Atlanta, GA; enjoys hiking alpine trails in the U.S. Rocky Mountains