Lion Air Flight 610 – So who’s to blame?

One year ago the domestic flight Lion Air Flight 610 crashed into the Java Sea thirteen minutes after takeoff, killing all 189 people aboard. The final investigation report was published on the 25th of October 2019. The media were keen on having their most pressing question answered: Was it the aircraft, was it the airline [...]

2019-11-05T10:30:10+01:00Blog|

Bowties for pizza delivery drones?

Guest blog by Anthony Venetz from Across Safety Development Love them or hate them, drones are now a part of the aviation environment. They represent a huge spectrum of equipment types, use cases and operators, and somehow they all need to be managed so as to ensure the safety of manned aviation and people on [...]

2019-10-15T10:54:04+02:00Aviation, Blog|

ISO 31000 blog series – Monitoring and review – Learning from incidents with bowties

In the previous ISO 31000 blog, we saw the inherent difficulties in incident analysis and learning from incidents. In this software blog, we focus on how IncidentXP helps tackle these difficulties. IncidentXP guides you through the process of incident investigation. 7 steps Notably, IncidentXP supports you in the following 7 steps: Fact-finding Timeline Event chaining [...]

2019-10-02T10:27:53+02:00Blog|

LOPA Risk Assessment “By the Numbers”

Guest blog by David Hatch from Process Safety Integrity As BowtieXP users become more proficient in model development (often guided by the CCPS/EI concept book which includes significant contributions from CGE) they wish to exploit enhanced functionality to provide more accurate risk assessments to inform their decision making. Adding value to qualitative risk assessment (matrices) [...]

A performance-based approach to safety at large events in public spaces: from risk to scenario assessment

Guest blog by Luca Fiorentini, from TECSA S.r.l. Managing the crowd at large events in public spaces is a difficult task. Prescriptive approaches are not suitable while partial performance and risk-based regulations (at a national and local level) revealed to be ineffective. Tragic recent events have demonstrated this (e.g. the Piazza San Carlo crowd incident [...]

2019-08-27T14:02:58+02:00Blog|