Just Get to the Bottom of it

Just Get to the Bottom of it….. Republished by request.......... An incident occurs at work, the well entrenched procedures quickly kick into play - first aid provided, forms filled in, reports to management, find the cause (sometimes causes), change operating procedures (they must have been wrong), issue Safety Alert and conduct Toolbox Talk, include information …

Proprietary Systems for Root Cause Analysis

Proprietary Systems for Root Cause Analysis   Root cause analysis is probably one of the most neglected tools for incident investigation. How many times do you see corrective actions like: "I have counseled the employee to be more careful" or "oil spill was cleaned up". Proper root cause analysis or "5 whys" as we used …

Free 5 Why PPT Presentation

Free 5 Whys PPT Presentation This excellent 5 Whys root cause PowerPoint Presentation was sent to us by Tiaan V. It takes the audience through the basic philosophies of 5 Whys and provides trainer notes, worked examples, group exercises, flow charts and some useful tools. Thanks Tiaan – you can download it here:

Free Root Cause Mapping Template in Excel

Free Root Cause Mapping Template in Excel ThinkReliability have proven that Microsoft of Excel software is not only useful for for creating spread sheets, their free safety template proves that it's also an excellent tool for capturing and displaying each element of a thorough 5 whys or root cause analysis. The template uses drawing tools …

5 Whys Root Cause Analysis

5 Whys Root Cause Analysis 5 Whys Examples and Training Resources The 5-Why approach is thought to have been created by Sakichi Toyoda (1867 - 1930), the founder of Toyota, as a simple way to begin any investigation with the aim of determining the “root cause”. Can be used to solve any simple problem including …