Oil and Gas Industry Accidents - Root Cause Analysis [4115]
Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: Eisenman

   Charlie Dixon, Safety & Workforce Director, Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program
   Sarah Ghezzi, Industrial Safety Consultant Specialist, Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

Track: Oil, Gas and Mining
Secondary Track: Risk Assessment
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Basic


Attendees participate in a root cause analysis of oil/gas workplace accidents. The presenters lead a dissection of four real-life accidents from the oil and gas industry. These accidents help identify the contributing and root causes. Once identified, they discuss the required systems that must be in place to prevent similar accidents from occurring.

Learning Objectives:
Describe how to use the Five Why theory of root cause analysis
Identify organizational system breakdowns that lead to accidents

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
File 1

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