3 key learnings from the NVVK congress

It was pleasantly crowded at the CGE booth during the NVVK (Dutch Association 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 association, the program filled with interesting [...]

2019-03-26T15:56:50+01:00News|

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

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 [...]

2019-03-22T09:42:47+01:00Blog|

PHA Visualization converts Belief & Faith to Knowledge

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 [...]

2019-03-05T09:53:46+01:00Blog|

Le site www.bowtiexp.com/fr est live!

To serve risk experts all over the world, www.bowtiexp.com was already available in English, Dutch, Spanish, Chinese and Italian, and recently, the French language was added to this repertoire. Making risk understandable by using one common language One of the reasons why BowTieXP was developed is the importance of a common language to communicate risk [...]

2019-02-25T11:38:12+01:00BowtieXP, News|

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 [...]

2019-02-11T14:14:16+01:00Blog|

3 pillars to define barrier effectiveness

Many bowtie creators are struggling to find out what makes a barrier effective. The barriers are mapped in a bowtie, but how are they performing in the real world? Barrier effectiveness is often defined based on expert judgment and historical experiences. In this blog, we provide other insights into barrier effectiveness by describing 3 pillars [...]

2019-02-07T10:39:50+01:00Blog|