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25 04, 2019

ISO 31000 blog series – Risk analysis

2019-04-25T11:40:37+02:00Blog|

In our previous blogs, we talked about risk identification. Walking through this process, you end up with a large list of potential incidents scenarios, in other words: a risk register. A question we often get is: “Do we need to make a bowtie for every risk identified?” Well, the answer is no. ISO 31000 recommends [...]

24 04, 2019

Bowtie activity increasing in Brazil

2019-04-24T11:33:38+02:00BowtieXP, News|

In the past few years, CGE and its partners have organized workshops in Brazil to demonstrate how the bowtie methodology can help organizations improve their risk management. Currently, more and more people in this region are interested in applying the bowtie method, to manage their organizational risks. To further support current bowtie activity in Brazil, [...]

16 04, 2019

ISO 31000 Blog Series – Risk identification in BowTieServer

2019-04-16T13:59:47+02:00Blog, BowTieServer, Software functionality blog|

In our last blog, we discussed how the risk identification phase looks like according to ISO 31000. One thing we noted is “The bowtie is not a specialized hazard identification method” which is true, but we do offer a risk or hazard identification tool in our BowTieServer tool. How to identify risk in BowTieServer The [...]

9 04, 2019

A Mining Guest Blog Series by Jim Joy – Part 7: Overview of critical control management and a few of its challenges

2019-04-11T13:05:17+02:00Blog, Mining|

Welcome to the 7th article in the series covering Operational Risk Management (ORM) in the mining industry. Earlier articles attempted to set a foundation of terms and concepts to help understand the ORM journey, as well as to help a site identify its current position on the journey. Figure 1: The operational risk management journey [...]

4 04, 2019

ISO 31000 Blog Series – Risk identification

2019-04-04T13:29:53+02:00Blog|

According to ISO 31010 “Risk identification is the process of finding, recognizing and recording risks.” Risk (or hazard) identification is a structured process to identify and assess the risks we are dealing with on a day-to-day operation. We assess the risks they pose to people, the environment, assets or reputation. Once these risks have been [...]

26 03, 2019

3 key learnings from the NVVK congress

2019-03-29T10:37:36+02:00News|

It was pleasantly crowded at the CGE booth during the NVVK (Dutch Society for Safety Science) Congress 2019 at Hotel Papendal in Arnhem. The NVVK congress is the largest (Dutch) congress in this field of expertise in the Netherlands. The conference was very well attended by members of the society, the program filled with interesting [...]

14 03, 2019

ISO 31000 Blog Series – A complete guide through the risk management standard using the CGE software portfolio

2019-04-04T11:55:04+02:00Blog|

Some organizations want to manage risk because they want to create safe working conditions for their employees or because they want to be good for the environment. Other organizations manage risk because accidents are often more expensive than being proactively safe or simply because they want to comply with certain regulations or standards and perhaps [...]

4 03, 2019

PHA Visualization converts Belief & Faith to Knowledge

2019-03-05T09:53:46+02:00Blog|

Guest blog by David Hatch from Process Safety Integrity The outputs from PHA/HAZOP studies are stale, static and forgettable. The passage of time quickly erodes the memories of those who contributed, and those who did not attend but have to manage the risks are unlikely to correctly & consistently interpret the findings from masses of [...]