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CGE Joint Industries Project 2017: Stairway to heaven

For 2017 we have initiated a Joint Industries Project (JIP) that focuses on the link between culture & leadership and risk management. The JIP 2017 will give participating organizations valuable insights, practical tools and useful templates for risk assessments, incident scenarios, and audits. Context In the HSEQ domain, we recognize four areas of importance: culture & leadership, risk management, processes & governance and asset integrity & control frameworks.  We believe that all areas are equally important, and we believe that all areas affect other areas - positive or negative. Tools to measure Culture & Leadership There [...]

July 5th, 2017|Blog, Joint Industry Project|

5 key questions for targeting vulnerability in process safety management

Guest blog by Ian Travers When it comes to the best practices for process safety, Ian warns of the danger of ‘not seeing the wood for the trees’. Accurately and comprehensively providing an overview of all risks associated with a process will paint, by necessity, a complicated picture. An effective process safety system aims to clarify the complications by focusing on the elements that really matter. These 5 questions are designed to help with that. 1. How could the process go wrong? The U.K Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) conducted a [...]

May 3rd, 2017|Blog, BowtieXP|

Managing Cyber Security Risks using Bowties

Co-written by Peter Moar - IO4U Nowadays an increasing number of companies are becoming dependent upon their IT-Systems. A large number of processes are being computerized and stored information becomes more important every day. Automation, therefore, has become crucial for most companies. The reliability, security, controllability, and availability of IT is getting business critical more often. These developments are resulting in the fact that IT risks have become an important or even crucial component of the overall operational risk scenarios within a certain business. In reality, it often happens [...]

April 19th, 2017|Blog, BowtieXP, IT|

Barrier Benefit Analysis

  Some of the most asked questions about risk management are "how do we know whether we save money by controlling and mitigating our risks?" and "does adding more barriers still add significant value to our risk reduction?" The bowtie cost-benefit analysis automatically calculates how much money you are expected to save by implementing a barrier. The calculation is based on initial threat frequencies, the probability of barrier failures on demand (PFD’s) and incident (consequence) costs per occurrence. When barriers are added or values (e.g. initial frequencies) are changed, all [...]

November 5th, 2016|Blog, Quantification|

General Data Protection Regulation

Introduction This overview highlights the key themes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to help organizations understand the new legal framework in the EU. Relevance Data Protection is a topic that can be analyzed from a risk perspective using the BowTie method. Our partner P@ssport offers training courses for Data Protection Officers Who does the GDPR apply to? The GDPR applies to ‘controllers’ and ‘processors’. The definitions are broadly the same as under the DPA – ie the controller says how and why personal data is processed and the [...]

November 5th, 2016|Blog, Compliance, Cyber security|

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