Incident Management: 3 Methods For A No Blame Safety Culture

By Tytti RekosuoBlog

Every organization should understand that the overall aim of incident management is to decrease incidents and learn from past events. If the investigation attempts merely to find someone to blame for, employees easily become reluctant to report. This article provides three points that can help shape workplace culture built on “no blame, no fear, learn”.

Just Get To The Bottom Of It

By Robert SamsBlog

Could a systematic approach blind us from the other, less rational reasons behind an incident? Common tools and models used for incident investigation tend to emphasise mechanistic approaches, whilst some of the causes may have been influenced by social psychological factors. In this guest blog, Robert Sams discusses the limitations of a rational system and the ways in which it could be improved.

Safety Takeaways From Offshore Europe 2017

By Hannah StewartBlog

Many attendees won’t have quite known what to expect at this year’s biannual Offshore Europe event in Aberdeen, UK.  Given the harsh consequences of late that the depressed oil price has brought to the North Sea – including over 150,000 job losses – OE 2017 could very well have been a flop.  Despite the state … Read More

Incident Investigation and Imagination by Dr Rob Long

By Rob LongBlog

The latest of our guest blogs for #IMM2016 is reprinted here by kind permission of Dave Collins at safetyrisk.net. In this article, Social Psychology expert Dr. Rob Long, Principle Trainer at Human Dymensions, discusses incident investigation and the limits of risk imagination. ‘Everything you can imagine is real’ – Pablo Picasso I often get asked … Read More