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What is Chronic Unease? - A state of mind to manage safety risks

What is Chronic Unease? - A State of Mind to Manage Safety Risks

Chronic Unease describes an attitude linked to successful safety outcomes in high hazard industries. In fact, chronic unease has been cited as a characteristic of High Reliability Organizations (HROs), companies with a long-standing record of safe operations. At its core, chronic unease is a mind-set that gives rise to an especially effective approach to safety and risk management.

Unease is a state of discomfort, and chronic unease describes a condition of unrelenting watchfulness, a persistent suspicion that all is not well, that something could go horribly wrong.

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