In this fourth blog expanding on the Blunder Blocks concept, I will be examining underlying organisational issues, one of our categories of organisational deficiencies that can have an effect on human factors. Have a go at the Blunder Blocks interactive tool and you might even win a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3G, the latest Android tablet ... Read more.
This is my third blog about Blunder Blocks, our interactive application that maps deficiencies in your organisational integrity to the HSE’s human factors topics. If you still haven’t given it a go yourself, what are you waiting for? Remember you can also get a chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3G. In my last ... Read more.
In my last blog I introduced the concept of Blunder Blocks, our online interactive tool that helps explain how deficiencies in your organisational integrity can affect the HSE’s human factors topics, and ultimately the sustainability of your operation. If you haven’t already, have a go yourself – you can even get a chance to win ... Read more.
At this year’s Offshore Europe I’ll be presenting on human factors in the oil and gas industry, in a way you might not have seen before. Adapting Reason’s Swiss Cheese model, we’ve used the analogy of a popular “toppling tower” block game. Each block represents a barrier to a safety incident, and removing a ... Read more.
The Macondo well failure delivered a hard blow to the offshore industry. The regulatory response has necessarily been dramatic in order to restore lost reputation and community trust. Regulators were swift to act; new safety regulations have already been introduced, and more will come.One of the more challenging new requirements mandates the implementation of a ... Read more.