Following a recent fatality at a residential construction site, the WorkOver Authority commissioned me to undertake an independent, unbiased root cause investigation to help them confirm what they … [Read more...] about Detailed Root Cause Analysis Leads to Industrial Manslaughter Charge
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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 … [Read more...] about Just Get to the Bottom of it
Root Cause Analysis – The Most Damaging Thing For Safety To quote Greg Smith (WHS Lawyer) from the video below and from the must read book Risky Conversations, The Law, Social Psychology and … [Read more...] about Root Cause Analysis–The Most Damaging Thing For Safety
Let’s Get The Dirt On Root Cause Analysis It has been said that our seduction with the notion of root cause analysis has done more damage to safety and risk that anything else - there is likely … [Read more...] about Let’s Get The Dirt On Root Cause Analysis
Is Treating all Hazards the Same Endangering Lives? By Phil La Duke - first published here: https://philladuke.wordpress.com/ Phil says: “We tend to think of injuries in terms of a long string of … [Read more...] about Is Treating all Hazards the Same Endangering Lives?
Beware of The Tree – Tree? What Tree? The latest addition to our “This Toaster is Hot” page – our collection of signage by over zealous, over controlling and obviously superior Safety People … [Read more...] about Beware of The Tree
Out of Focus: Is the Safety Function Focusing On the Wrong Things? By Phil La Duke on his blog http://philladuke.wordpress.com/ Phil says: In this week's post I identify three areas that … [Read more...] about Is the Safety Function Focusing On the Wrong Things?
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 … [Read more...] about Proprietary Systems for Root Cause Analysis