There is no root cause

Interesting article dispelling some “root cause” myths. First published here: https://www.kitchensoap.com/2012/02/10/each-necessary-but-only-jointly-sufficient/ Each necessary, but only jointly sufficient I thought it might be worth digging in a bit deeper on something that I mentioned in the Advanced Postmortem Fu talk I gave at last year’s Velocity conference. For complex socio-technical systems (web engineering and operations) there …

Dr Long Joins Federation University

Dr Long Joins Federation University Dr Long is pleased to announce he is joining Federation University and will be working initially in the Masters in Applied Science (OHS) at VIOSH. (https://study.federation.edu.au/#/course/DEH9) Whilst Dr Long continues to run programs through the Centre for Leadership and Learning in Risk (https://cllr.com.au/), his work with the University now brings …

Adverse Events: Eliminate or Anticipate?

Adverse Events: Eliminate or Anticipate? Blog by George Stavrou. Submitted as part of his assessment in Unit 5 of the Diploma in Social Psychology of Risk at The Centre For Leadership and Learning in Risk In an endeavour to assist organisations better manage risk, the safety industry have designed various assessment tools to identify likely sources …

People are not Rats–Moving Beyond Behaviour Based Safety

Interesting article by Clive Lloyd – first published here: www.linkedin.com/pulse/people-rats-moving-beyond-behaviour-based-safety-clive-lloyd People are not Rats–Moving Beyond Behaviour Based Safety You are entitled to your opinions – you are not entitled to your own facts! Lately it seems empirical evidence, peer-reviewed research and being guided by experts has given way to mere opinions and (to use the …