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Alizadeh F, Taghdisi M H, MiriLavasani S M R. A study of MORT logical tree and Tripod Beta methods in event occurrence causality analysis using hierarchical model. JHSW. 2015; 4 (4) :39-48
URL: http://jhsw.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5212-en.html

1- MSc in Environmental managements, majored in HSE, Faculty of Energy and Environments, Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch
2- Associate Professor at Department of Health Training and Promotion, Faculty of Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences , taghdisi.mh@gmail.com
3- Assistant Professor at HSE Department, Faculty of Energy and Environments, Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch
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Introduction: The purpose of this study was to compare MORT and Tripod Beta methods, using a hierarchical model, in order to choose the best technique to analyze an event in an organization.

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Material and Method: In this study, a critical event was selected and the causes of the event were identified, employing MORT and Tripod Beta capabilities. Following the identification of the event causes, the aforementioned techniques were weighted and compared considering selected criteria and AHP hierarchical method.

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Result: Relative weights of the selected criteria were calculated. The ability to identify the event causes with the weight of 0.315 had the greatest weight. The event analysis cost (0.24), required time to analyze the event (0.146), technical experts (0.125), training for implementation (0.24), and availability of the analytical software (0.07) had obtained the subsequent weights, respectively.

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Conclusion: Analytic hierarchy process is an efficient and practical method to prioritize the choices considering the study objectives and criteria. As scientific method, Analytic hierarchy process helps the experts in decision-making. Considering the selected criteria, findings in this study showed that Tripod Beta technique (with a weight of 0.563) is superior to MORT technique (with a weight of 0.437).

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/12/30 | Accepted: 2014/12/30 | Published: 2014/12/30

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