Root Cause Analysis
Root Cause Analysis of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster and the Texas City Refinery Explosion
The Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster and the Texas City Refinery Explosion had many things in common. Both companies had been recently recognized for high safety standards, but reliability failures caused environmental and safety disasters…
- Alan Ross
- Electric Power Reliability Alliance EPRA
Belling the Cat and RCFA
I'm a big fan of Aesop's fables. I use them with my kids to remind them to always tell the truth (The Boy Who Cried Wolf) and to appreciate the things that they have (The Dog and the Shadow). I thought it might be interesting to use some of the thousands of fables that Aesop wrote to discuss maintenance and reliability principles. This is my first post in hopefully a long series.
- Bill Barto
- RELIABILITY CONNECT
Root Cause Analysis: Maximize Effectiveness Through Accountability
Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is great tool, but only if you know when and how to use it.....
- Jason Apps
- ARMS Reliability
Utilizing the Fault Tree (Causal Tree) Technique as Part of the Root Cause Analysis
In this very brief presentation, the fault tree analysis technique, also known as causal tree, will be described as a tool that can be used to determine the root cause of the problem or failure.
- Jason Tranter
- Mobius Institute