October 15, 2020 | Mark Paradies

Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis Success Stories

How Can Other’s Incident Investigation &
Root Cause Analysis Success Stories Help You?

Would you like to learn from other’s success stories about incident investigation and root cause analysis? Great! We can help. Read on…

Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis Success Stories on This Website

First, we’ve published over 17 Success Stories that you can read at this link:


These include (click on the picture to go to that story)…

Success Story Chemical Plant

A manufacturing success story about improving plant reliability and production resulting in saving $40 million dollars in just two years.

Success Story Skyline Mines

A mining root cause analysis success story about preventing injuries and fatalities.

Success Story Intel

A semiconductor industry success story about improving accident and incident investigations and thereby improving safety by reducing precursor incidents.

Success Story Alaska Airlines

A success story from Alaska Airlines about root cause analysis and system safety.

Success Story Mobil

A refining success story about stopping repeat incidents.

Success Story Exelon

A nuclear industry success story about improving root cause analysis and incident investigations.

And that’s just a sample of the success stories at the link above.

Hear Incident Investigation & Root Cause Analysis Success Stories First Hand at the 2021 Summit

People who have attended one of our Global TapRooT® Summits know that you will meet industry leaders who are willing to share their best practices and success stories with other attendees. This makes the Summit a great place to get great ideas that you can implement to improve performance.

Sharing best practices (networking) is something that we have worked hard to perfect at the TapRooT® Summit. We make it easy to learn from other’s success stories. Here are Summit participants sharing their experience from Summits going all the way back to 2006 (to show that we have extensive experience making networking work).






That’s more than enough samples of people explaining their experiences networking and sharing success stories at the Global TapRooT® Summit. Are you ready to attend the 2021 Global TapRooT® Summit?

What’s at the 2021 Global TapRooT® Summit?

The 2021 Global TapRooT® Summit is coming up on June 14-18. It will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee. By then I know you will be ready to get out of quarantine, meet new people, and learn incident investigation and root cause analysis best practices.

We have a whole best practice track on incident investigation and root cause analysis. The Incident Investigation & RCA Best Practices Track includes these sessions:

  • Gaining Management Support for Improvement
  • Using Causal Factor Worksheets
  • Effective Single Person Investigations
  • Building Custom Reports in the TapRooT® Software
  • Performing an Internal Checkup of Your Root Cause Analysis System
  • Sharing Lessons Learned
  • Roadmap to Success

But the breakout sessions above are just a start. You will also enjoy the Keynote Speakers:

Kirstie Ennis…

Kirstie Ennis

Dan Verlinde…

Dan Verlinde

Vincent I Phipps (VIP)…


Inky Johnson…


For more about their topics, see:


And there are eight pre-Summit Courses to pick from on June 14-15. Pick which course would be best for improving performance at your company:

  • TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Training
  • Equifactor® Equipment Troubleshooting and Root Cause Analysis
  • TapRooT® Analyzing and Fixing Safety Culture Issues
  • Risk Management Best Practices and Risk & Opportunity Based Thinking
  • TapRooT® Software Implementation & Application
  • TapRooT® Evidence Collection and Interviewing Techniques to Sharpen Investigation Skills
  • Stopping Human Error
  • Best Practices in Mistake Proofing & Corrective Actions Writing

Get more course info at this LINK.


Finally, you will enjoy your downtime at the Summit at the Wednesday night Reception and at the attractions in downtown Knoxville and the nearby Smoky Mountains. You might plan to say over the weekend to enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Gatlinburg.

Gatlinburg Fall

For early bird registration & prizes and multiple attendee savings see:

Root Cause Analysis Tips, Summit, Summit - Sessions, Summit - Speakers
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