May 17, 2023 | Susan Napier-Sewell

What Is a SnapCharT® and Why Is It Important?

TapRooT®’s systematic process for finding the root causes of problems is used around the world to investigate and fix all categories of mission-critical issues, problems, and potential incidents — and the SnapCharT® is a critical use trusted TapRooT® tool.

The first steps of the TapRooT® process are planning the investigation, collecting information, and understanding what happened; the investigator draws a SnapCharT® to understand what happened and to organize the information about what happened.


TapRooT® has unique tools — such as the SnapCharT®, the Root Cause Tree® and the TapRooT® Root Cause Tree Dictionary — to help investigators find root causes of Causal Factors. Other TapRooT®-specific are our books and training through our custom courses, software, and webinars, and TapRooT® professionals will educate, facilitate, and guide you through investigations into the root causes of human performance problems. Let us know how we may help you. Contact or call us: 865.539.2139.

Sign up for a TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Training Course — TapRooT® courses fill up quickly.

Circumstances can crop up anywhere at any time if proper and safe sequence and procedures are not planned and followed. We encourage you to learn and use the TapRooT® System to find and fix problems.

TapRooT® has a team of investigators and instructors with years of extensive training ready to offer assistance worldwide. We also offer ongoing support to our clients through free newsletters and Root cause tip videoS, the root cause analysis blog, and our annual Global TapRooT® Summit.

Register for one of our courses. We offer a basic 2-Day course and an advanced 5-Day courseContact us or call 865.539.2139 about having a course at your site or for further root cause analysis opportunities. We’re here to find solutions for you.

TapRooT® courses are taught all over the world; if you need specific times or locations, please see our full selection of courses. We are also available to train you and your staff on-site at your workplace; reach out to discuss your needs.

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