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So far Laura Stijnman has created 14 blog entries.
23 06, 2020

COVID-19: The shift from ‘out of control’ crisis management to ‘in control’ risk management.

2020-06-29T17:20:18+02:00Blog|

Looking back on the past few months, we have been forced to travel a strange journey together across the planet. Dealing with the almost fraternizing issue of an active pandemic outbreak really was something new to deal with. The first few weeks started as surrealistic, driving an almost apocalyptic silence and distancing throughout the streets. [...]

10 06, 2020

Process Safety with BowTie – steelTalks 11

2020-06-10T14:27:29+02:00News|

One of the industries where the interest and adoption of the bowtie method is growing is the Steel industry. Some of the bigger Steel companies in the world, such as the Dutch Tata Steel, are already using bowtie for their major hazard analyses. Together with CGE partner Daan from Bergwerff Services we have given a [...]

8 06, 2020

A Mining Guest Blog Series by Jim Joy – Part 12: Linking the Critical Control performance requirements to the design of the verification process

2020-06-08T16:23:24+02:00Blog|

Welcome to the 12th article in the series, intended to generate discussion amongst H&S risk professionals and managers about improvements to the site Operational Risk Management (ORM) thinking and methods, specifically related to control-based risk management and Critical Control Management (CCM). The content of this article has been developed in conjunction with another retired risk [...]

14 05, 2020

How a bowtie framework addresses a critical Issue in Canada’s forested landscapes

2020-05-18T17:03:39+02:00Blog|

As it turns out, the potential use of bowtie frameworks can extend far beyond their usual application to industrial hazards. Those who manage land and water resources encounter ecological risks every day. When these risks from diverse human and natural causes start to pile up and interact (something ecologists call ‘Cumulative Effects’), action is needed. [...]

13 05, 2020

Interview – Proactive Risk Management and COVID-19

2020-05-13T16:23:06+02:00News|

As you might know, Wolters Kluwer’s Enablon, eVision and CGE Risk Management Solutions are helping customers manage the COVID-19 risks and impacts. With the aim to help them respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and future crises. Helpful tools such as free new features, special templates, and configuration packages, based on guidelines published by The World [...]

4 05, 2020

The approach behind the tool – CGE risk-based auditing

2020-05-20T15:16:07+02:00Blog|

In this blog we will discuss the concept of risk-based auditing: the approach behind our AuditXP tool. According to ISO 19011, an audit is a “systematic, independent and documented process for obtaining objective evidence and evaluating it objectively to determine the extent to which the audit criteria are fulfilled”. It divides audit into three types: [...]

22 04, 2020

New bowtie e-learning is live!

2020-05-25T13:57:50+02:00News|

At CGE, we are always looking for ways to improve our software to increase overall usability for your convenience. After the release of software version 10 we have not been idle. We are very pleased to announce the new BowTie e-learning modules. Best of all, the modules are already live and available at a discounted [...]

14 04, 2020

Global/Local: How a new software feature enhances barrier management

2020-05-01T17:03:12+02:00Software functionality blog|

In our version 10 bowtie software, we release a new feature which is called global/local. The concept for the global/local feature entails that it is now technically possible for an organization with multiple sites to create a ‘parent’ or ‘corporate’ bowtie and have (slight) differences on local ‘children’ derived from that global bowtie. This new [...]

9 04, 2020

A Mining Guest Blog Series by Jim Joy – Part 11: Evolving operational risk management in the mining industry

2020-04-14T15:15:13+02:00Blog, Mining|

Article 11 in this series about Control Based Risk Management and Critical Control Management (CCM) will discuss a vital part of effective CCM, verification. This article has been the most difficult to write. There is little agreement across mining companies about verification methods, generally aligned with their varying objectives for adopting some form of CCM. [...]