February 4, 2019 | Barb Carr

Proactive Use of TapRooT®: “What If” Analysis

We’re excited to offer a NEW exclusive Pre-Summit Course: Using “What if” and TapRooT® for Hazard Assessment. If you are not using your TapRooT® skills in a proactive way, your facility is missing out on some powerful benefits!

The 2-Day What-If & TapRooT® Hazard Assessment course is a process hazard analysis course incorporating many of the methodologies used during an incident investigation. The SnapCharT® will be used to map out actions and all the conditions necessary for successful management of change. Using process and instrument drawings, the class will practice using Safeguard analysis to generate the type of thought-provoking questions essential to facilitate a What-If team analysis.

The same process used to develop action items following an incident investigation will be proactively applied. Using the Root Cause Tree® and Root Cause Tree® Dictionary to analyze significant issues, the Corrective Action Helper® Guide will aid in creating an action plan to address potential problems associated with a change in process design.

During the 2-Day What-If course, you will practice the communication skills needed to facilitate a team meeting effectively. The What-If methodology is well-suited for identifying potential hazards when managing change. Incorporating many of the TapRooT® skills proactively in the What-If analysis will keep your incident investigators ready when they need to lead an investigation.

About the instructor:

Joel Solomon has 37 years of experience in petrochemical refining, with 12 years of experience as a process safety coordinator. Solomon has been a TapRooT® teacher and an investigation leader since 2002, drawing from his background of 25 years in refinery operations as both operator and supervisor. He has a B.S. in communications, as well as a Detroit 1st Class Stationary Engineer license.

Register for USING “WHAT IF” AND TAPROOT® FOR HAZARD ASSESSMENT *and* the 2019 Global TapRooT® Summit (March 11 – 15, 2019).

Register for this 2-day course only (March 11 – 12, 2019).

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