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Join US for the next Cause Mapping Root Cause Analysis Public Workshop ONLINE on July 26-28!
The 5-Why Cause Mapping Root Cause Analysis Online Short Course teaches people to apply cause-and-effect thinking to break down daily problems. This course is for frontline problem solvers, technical leads and management. It’s applicable to safety, environmental, operations, maintenance and administrative functions.
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High-reliability organizations (HROs) are high-quality operations that are relatively error-free over long periods of time. A “layers of protection” approach helps mitigate risk and reinforce a prevention culture in order to become a high-reliability organization. This course is intended for those interested in improving the reliability of their organization by establishing a systematic approach for investigating and preventing problems in their department or across their business unit.Find out more »
The How to Investigate: Human Error short course focuses specifically on how to drive your investigation past many of the common generic stopping points such as “human error." Instead of providing a thorough explanation for the problem, we stop at just the point where further explanation is needed. As a result, solutions are often generic focusing solely on the person. We miss a valuable opportunity for lessons learned to improve and manage by work process.
The workshop highlights the importance of work process and how the type of error made can drive specific solutions that improve work process.
Connecting the RCA and FMEA can improve how your organization analyzes, documents, communicates and prevents problems. Root cause analysis (RCA) is typically used for investigating why a problem did occur, so specific solutions can be implemented to prevent it from occurring again. Failure modes effect analysis (FMEA) is used to understand how a problem could happen in the future in an effort to identify what actions should be taken to prevent it. RCA is reactive, and FMEA is proactive. Connecting the two approaches can improve how your organization analyzes, documents, communicates and prevents problems.
In this online short course, you’ll learn:
The importance of cause-and-effect thinking for understanding and preventing incidents.The 10 steps of conducting a conventional FMEA.How a system breaks out into its parts.How RCA and FMEA connect into a cumulative Cause Map™ diagram—a tool that captures the different failure modes over the life of a system.