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So far Bo Remmerswaal has created 11 blog entries.
11 02, 2019

Big Data text analysis for BowTies


Guest blog by Prof. Coen van Gulijk from University of Huddersfield How to extract in-depth learning from 200,000 reports per year? Big data text analysis for BowTies. Dealing with vast numbers of text-based safety records One of the challenges for safety managers is dealing with vast amounts of data. Especially when it comes to near-miss reporting [...]

17 12, 2018

A Mining Guest Blog Series by Jim Joy – Part 6: It’s a Journey – using journey models to analyse and plan ORM improvements

2019-01-07T13:24:46+02:00Blog, Mining|

Welcome to the 6th article in a series intended to generate discussion amongst H&S risk professionals and managers about improvements to the site Operational Risk Management (ORM) thinking and methods. The content should also help ORM personnel ‘influence’ line management at all levels. The term, ‘influence’, has been deliberately selected to highlight the need for [...]

16 08, 2018

Principles of Forensic Engineering Applied to Industrial Accidents


Guest blog by Prof. Luca Fiorentini and Prof. Luca Marmo A good investigator collects evidence, analyzes them, finds the root causes and the relations among these causes that lead to the accident and provides suggestions about corrective actions to avoid the reoccurrence of the undesired event. In this blog, Prof. Luca Fiorentini and Prof. Luca [...]

9 05, 2018

Big Data in your Bowtie


Guest blog by Coen van Gulijk, professor of railway safety and risk at the University of Huddersfield. Bowties are an effective visual representation of the risk space that you want to control. Bowties connect hazards, threats, consequences and most importantly controls in a clear interface. With the new BowTieServer, several functions can be added to bowties [...]

11 01, 2018

Risk management in general

2018-03-05T14:18:48+02:00Blog, Risk Expert Sessions|

Today the first episode of the Risk Expert Sessions with Prof. dr. Jop Groeneweg is published. In this session, the topic discussed is risk management in general. In our blog we further explain the contradictions that are brought forward in the interview. Safety versus security Risk management is part of both the safety as well [...]

11 01, 2018

Risk Expert Sessions: Episode 1 – Risk management in general

2018-01-11T12:56:08+02:00News, Risk Expert Sessions|

We have been talking to experts about a number of interesting topics like blame culture, learning from incidents, big data & bowties and advanced barrier management. The result: CGE Risk Expert Sessions, interview videos with subject matter experts. As we believe in sharing knowledge, we aim to provide you with valuable insights and relevant [...]

3 01, 2018

Bowties – A picture tells a thousand ‘worts’


Guest Blog by David Hatch Also the brewing and distilling industry must cover and control hazards in order to avoid unwanted consequences. In this blog David Hatch (Process Safety Analyst at Process Safety Integrity) gives a brief introduction to a recent article on barrier based risk management that was published in the Brewer and Distiller [...]

2 11, 2017

Why are human factors so important in risk management?

2017-11-06T15:36:11+02:00Blog, 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 [...]