August 15, 2013 | Barb Carr

Get Your RCA PhD at the 2014 Global TapRooT® Summit

Come and learn best practices at the 2014 TapRooT® Summit — even get your RCA PhD!

Mark Paradies will be presenting “Get Your RCA PhD: Advanced Root Cause Analysis Using TapRooT®” in the Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis and Certified TapRooT® Instructor tracks. (If this session is not in your track, you can find it in the session list for Best Practices Session 5 on Thursday at 10:50 a.m. and add it!)

Mark9.jpgMark Paradies is President of System Improvements. He is co-author of TapRooT® – Changing the Way the World Solves Problems, a contributor to the Root Cause Analysis Blog and the editor of the Root Cause Network newsletter. He is a member of the IEEE Committee writing a root cause analysis standard for the nuclear industry and is a co-author of the book Guidelines for Investigating Chemical Process Incidents published by the Center for Chemical Process Safety. Mark earned a Master’s Degree in Nuclear Engineering with an emphasis on human factors at the University of Illinois. He was certified by Navsea 08 as an engineer in the Nuclear Navy and is a Certified Professional Ergonomist and a Certified Hazard Control Manager. He is a senior member of the American Society for Quality.

Ken Turnbull headAnd there are other advanced root cause analysis sessions that you won’t find offered anywhere else in the world, including Ken Turnbull’s session on Advanced Causal Factor Development, (find it in Best Practices Session 1, Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.), and the Investigation Case Studies session, (find it in Best Practices Session 2, Wednesday at 1:00 p.m.).

Make plans now to attend 2014 Global TapRooT® Summit week, April 7 – 11, 2014. Learn more by visiting the Summit website.


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