30 11, 2017

A Mining Guest Blog Series by Jim Joy – Part 2: A short history of ORM in Australian Mining: one perspective

2018-01-15T12:01:43+01:00Blog, Mining|

Revisiting the history of Operational Risk Management (ORM) not only helps us understand the technical evolution of ORM but also may help us recognize the mindsets of individuals who have been in the industry for many years. People at all levels of the mining industry have been exposed to a variety of ORM initiatives over [...]

23 11, 2017

Continuous Safety on making Aviation Safety Regulations operable at IUS Conference


On the 14th and 15th of December 2017, the IUS Conference will take place in Milan. This conference is all about Aerodrome Safety Management. Capt. Claudio Daniel Caceres, Continuous Safety, partner of CGE, will be there to present on how the industry can make Aviation Safety Regulations operable. Controlling Aviation Safety Regulations In the industry, [...]

16 11, 2017

Can we use bowties to structure big data?

2017-11-16T15:23:12+01:00BowtieXP, News|

Or more specifically, can we use bowties to structure big unstructured incident data? That was the question that CGE did a presentation on, yesterday, at the CCPS ‘Big Data in Process Safety’ conference in Frankfurt. How can organizations structure their data in a way that enables them to learn? Many organizations have a lot of incident [...]

15 11, 2017

CGE awarded for top-100 best performing mid-sized companies


Yesterday, CGE received the 'Gazellen Award 2017' for 'fastest growing companies in The Netherlands' for the third year in a row. The organization is in the top-100 of best performing mid-sized companies. This event was organized by the Dutch Financial Times at the theater of Leiden, the city where it all started for CGE. "We again [...]

13 11, 2017

How light treatment can enhance performance and process safety in high-hazard industries


Guest blog by Koos Meijer - KM Human Factors Engineering Last month Koos Meijer (KM Human Factors Engineering) presented at the ATCE 2017 of the Society of Petroleum Engineers in San Antonio, Texas. In his presentation, Koos discussed a proactive fatigue countermeasures innovation ‘Night Fit’ which focuses on the timing, duration, intensity and color of [...]

8 11, 2017

Today BowTieXP 9.0.4 is officially available and comes with a new look

2017-12-08T15:34:50+01:00News, Software|

Today version 9.0.4 of the BowTieXP, AuditXP and IncidentXP software is officially available. Besides new functionalities that always come with a major upgrade, like in version 9.0, the software now also has a slightly adjusted and modernized look and feel, just like our new product logos. The new BowTieXP look When you start version 9.0.4 [...]

6 11, 2017

Visual HAZOP: exploiting the power of bowties to improve study effectiveness and enhance engagement

2017-12-01T10:46:51+01:00HAZOP, News|

In the November issue of ‘The Chemical Engineer’, David Hatch, Paul McCulloch and Ian Travers introduce a visual HAZOP system that uses bowties. Limitations of the HAZOP study While the HAZOP study is a well understood and respected technique in the process industry, it does have its limitations in imparting knowledge to those who were [...]

2 11, 2017

Why are human factors so important in risk management?

2017-11-06T15:36:11+01:00Blog, BowtieXP|

Organizations want to focus on their primary process, because this generates revenue and added value for their goals. As in any process where humans are involved, human factors play an important role. Risks of potential deviations from the primary process need to be mapped in order to identify causes and system controls. These risks can [...]