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Clare Dallat Final Thesis Presentation

Title: Beyond Likelihood and Consequence: Developing a Systems Approach to Risk Assessment in the Led Outdoor Activity Context Abstract:      Inadequate risk assessment has often been highlighted as a contributing factor in the injuries and deaths of participants on led outdoor activity (LOA) programs

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Its good to talk – does your system?

In my last post I spoke about the dangers of focusing on a single root cause when investigating accidents. However, while there is no doubt that accidents are caused by multiple contributing factors, one key element does continue to rear

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Systems thinking 101..the root cause of accidents and some unanswered questions

What is the most common “root cause” of accidents? That’s the question I’m most often asked as an accident researcher, regardless of project, stakeholder, organisation, or domain. No doubt the intention is good. The organisation wants to expend its limited

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