Just culture

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Term just culture
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A culture in which front line operators or others are not punished for actions, omissions or decisions taken by them that are commensurate with their experience and training, but where gross negligence, wilful violations and destructive acts are not tolerated.

Definition Source

36th Session of the Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Montréal, 18-28 September 2007; TECHNICAL COMMISSION - Agenda Item 30 – Other Safety Matters, IMPLEMENTATION OF A "JUST CULTURE" CONCEPT

Working Paper presented by Portugal, on behalf of the European Community and its Member States, by the other States Members of the European Civil Aviation Conference, and by Eurocontrol

Note

ICAO seems to prefer the term "safety culture" in this respect.