4 11, 2020

From Fault Schedules to Bowties – Enhancing safety case usability

2020-11-04T21:48:52+01:00Blog, Energy|

Enhancing Safety Cases usability for Advanced Nuclear Power Reactors - Guest Blog by Fidel Ilizastigui Perez from Todus Advisors - Hazards 29 is Europe’s leading process safety forum. At this event, industry safety expert and CGE Risk partner, Fidel Ilizastigui Perez from Todus Advisors presented a poster with accompanying paper addressing the way bowties can be used [...]

14 07, 2020

A Mining Guest Blog Series by Jim Joy – Part 13: Defining accountabilities and the reporting process

2021-01-05T16:31:22+01:00Blog, Mining|

Welcome to the 13th article in a series. This article will discuss establishing accountabilities and a reporting system so that the critical controls are effectively managed. As mentioned in previous articles, the Critical Control Management (CCM) process includes good practice risk assessment and analysis methods, plus an important greatly improved ingredient; more systematic management. The [...]

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

2021-01-05T16:29:47+01:00Blog, Mining|

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 [...]

19 05, 2020

Global COVID-19 response initiative for the Aviation industry

2020-10-20T09:25:49+02:00Aviation, BowTieServer, Industry, News|

The global spread of the COVID-19 virus has caused a tremendous impact on the aviation industry, as on everybody’s daily lives. Therefore, CGE Risk supports an initiative that could support organizations in this sector to safely pick-up operations again as soon as practicable. An industry initiative Guided by several international organizations clean transit routes, clean [...]

9 04, 2020

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

2020-10-16T11:39:25+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. [...]

8 01, 2020

A Mining Guest Blog Series by Jim Joy – Part 10: Challenging critical performance requirements

2020-10-16T11:56:28+02:00Blog, Mining|

Welcome to article 10. This article continues to discuss the Critical Control Management (CCM) process using the structure outlined in the ICMM CCM guide (2015) with additions based on experience related to CCM initiatives in major mining companies. Article 9 dealt with critical control (CC) selection (step 4) and measurability issues with control acts. This [...]

15 10, 2019

Bowties for pizza delivery drones?

2020-10-16T12:07:08+02:00Aviation, Blog|

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 [...]

13 06, 2019

A Mining Guest Blog Series by Jim Joy – Part 9: Considering ‘acts’ as critical controls and the challenge of their measurability

2020-10-16T12:19:37+02:00Blog, Mining|

Welcome to the 9th article in the series. Article 8 overviewed the selection of critical controls, hopefully generating some thoughts about setting company or site objectives for moving to CCM, as well as considering the concept of ‘indicativeness’ as a potential critical control requirement. Critical control? This article will continue with the critical control selection [...]

13 05, 2019

A Mining Guest Blog Series by Jim Joy – Part 8: Identifying critical controls

2020-10-16T12:23:54+02:00Blog, Mining|

The 9-step Critical Control Management (CCM) process was shown in the last article with a discussion about the need to establish quality Control-Based Risk Management (CBRM) for priority unwanted events (step 3) before moving to CCM. This article will continue with the CCM process, presenting a variety of approaches to selecting potential critical controls (step [...]