Case Studies & Testimonials

Cogas

A structured approach to risk management at Cogas

Cogas, a Dutch network operator providing the infrastructure for gas, electricity and cable, set up a risk management cycle and quality management system. In a unique structured approach, the network operator involved people throughout the organization. Read more...

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Changing the safety culture at Weatherford

Weatherford, one of the largest oilfield services companies, has started a global program aimed at changing their safety culture. The ‘EIGHT GEMS’ program focuses on the eight areas of most significant exposure to Weatherford’s people, both at work and at home. Read more...

 seadrill

Seadrill integrates incident investigation with incident registration

Seadrill, a leading offshore deep-water drilling company, has inte-grated the incident investigation tool Investigator 3 into the incident portal system Synergi. The integration of the two systems means Seadrill can save time on the process as well as improve the understanding of risk management throughout the company. Read more...

 ensco

Assessing the risks of a new strategic direction at Ensco

Ensco, a global provider of offshore drilling services to the petroleum industry, was an early adopter of the IADC HSE Case guidelines. Ensco used the HSE Case guidelines to assess the risks of a new strategic business direction. Read more...

 OMV

Preventing Major Accident Events at OMV

OMV, an integrated oil & gas company operating various large and small facilities in a multinational environment, used BowTieXP and Investigator 3 in their Major Accident Events study program. In a structured approach, OMV studied the Major Accident Events that could have a serious impact on the company.
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 Saipem

Effective safety leadership at Saipem

Saipem, a large, international turnkey contractor in the oil & gas industry, felt it was morally unacceptable to have anyone go home injured. Saipem started ‘The Leadership in Health & Safety Program’, installing a positive safety culture through effective safety leadership. Read more...

 Zeeland-ref

Closing the loop in risk management at Zeeland Refinery

Zeeland Refinery (ZR) is the first refinery within the Total Group to combine the next generation incident analysis tool BSCAT with BowTieXP. This enables Zeeland Refinery to close the loop between risk assessment and incident analysis, making it much more worthwhile to investigate and analyze incidents. Read more...

 UK-CAA

Civil Aviation Authority develops BowTies for ‘Significant Seven’ Safety Issues

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), UK's specialist aviation regulator, is developing BowTie models covering each of the CAA’s ‘Significant Seven’ safety issues. Working closely together with the industry, the shared goal is a balanced risk overview for the whole aviation system. Read more...

 NobleDrilling

Bringing the Safety Case alive at Noble Drilling with the Electronic Permit Board

On one of their most complex rigs, in one of the most regulated regions in the world, Noble Drilling is introducing an Electronic Permit Board that will support the rig manager as a support tool to make an informed decision on whether permits can be endorsed. Read more...

 centric

Qualitative risk assessment for ‘ISAE 3402’ at Centric Financial Solutions & Services

As one of the first organizations in the finance industry, Centric Financial Solutions & Services has adopted a qualitative risk assessment method for assessing and managing their risks. Centric uses the BowTies for the risk assessment required by the ‘ISAE 3402’ statement. Read more...

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Integrated management system at The Rotterdam Antwerp Pipeline company

Rotterdam Antwerpen Pijpleiding (RAPL) daily pumps millions of liters of oil from one port city to the next. Read more...

 VRR

Pro-active risk analysis at Veiligheidsregio Rotterdam Rijnmond

The “Veiligheidsregio Rotterdam Rijnmond” (“VRR”) is responsible for fire protection of the entire harbor of Rotterdam and the Botlek area. This area is the largest industrial area in the Netherlands with many high-risk companies. Read more...

 YPFB transporte

Boosting proactivity at YPFB Transporte

The Bolivian oil & gas transportation company YPFB Transporte, one of the largest energy transporters of Latin America, has been reducing incidents by introducing and applying a Near Miss Reporting Program throughout the organization. The program involved training both its own employees as well as its contractors.
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 Tilcentrum

Co-creating patient safety solutions at Tilcentrum

The Dutch company Tilcentrum, which offers solutions for lifting and transfer issues in healthcare, has started to develop prospective risk analysis together with its clients. By developing BowTies in cooperation with Medisch Spectrum Twente, a large Dutch hospital, Tilcentrum is the first manufacturer within healthcare to support a client with risk assessments. Read more...

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Worldwide Safety Cases with BowTieXP

For CHC Helicopter, using a risk assessment tool not only improves their own risk management. It also helps them helping their customers, by providing the information required to fulfill the customers’ risk management measures. Read more...

 vodafone

Standardised Governance, Risk and Compliance at Vodafone

Vodafone, the world's second-largest mobile telecommunications company, implemented Cura as a Governance, Risk and Compliance solution. By using a standardised approach, Vodafone is able to compare risk management data across 28 entities. Read more...

 Allseas

Structured and practical Incident Investigation at Allseas

Allseas, a global leader in offshore pipeline installation and subsea construction, uses BlackBox and Investigator 3 to deliver a recognized incident investigation solution throughout the company. The software – based on the TOP-SET methodology – enables Allseas to investigate and report incidents in a timely, structured and practical manner. Read more...

 Tata-steel

‘Attacking’ risks with safety teams at Tata Steel

At Tata Steel, among the top ten global steel companies, safety has always been a priority. The location in IJmuiden, one of the leading industrial plants worldwide, has given the safety culture an extra impulse with the ‘Safety Team’ program. The goal of the program is for every team member to become a Safety Ambassador in his working environment. Read more...

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Analyzing barriers at the Dutch State Supervision of Mines

The State Supervision of Mines (SSM) in the Netherlands has recently started the development of BowTies around the distribution of gas, working closely together with the industry. The insights from the BowTies actively help SSM in their supervisory role. Read more...

 amc

Tripod-beta helpt AMC leren van incidenten (Dutch)

Er is al jaren sprake van een sterk bewustzijn – ook in het AMC – van de mogelijke risico’s die een patiënt in de gezondheidszorg loopt. Dat bewustzijn uit zich onder meer in de groeiende bereidheid in het AMC om (bijna-)incidenten te melden bij de commissie Fouten, Ongevallen en Bijna-Fouten.
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 Petrobras

Color-coded barriers at Petrobras

Petrobras, the Brazilian national energy corporation, uses BowTies at their Aviation Safety and Competence Department. By using col-or-coded barriers, the residual risk level of the operation is easily communicated both towards the top management as well as to the operational units when action is needed. Read more...

 Al Hosn Gas

Active Barrier Management at Al Hosn Gas

Abu Dhabi Gas Development Company Ltd. (Al Hosn Gas) has extensively developed BowTies for its sour gas extraction and processing facilities in the United Arab Emirates. By integrating ‘live’ maintenance data of HSE Critical Equipment Systems (HSECES) from SAP with these BowTies, Al Hosn Gas aims to dynamically manage the overall risk in the plant at any time during the operation of its facilities. Read more...