Most workplace safety incidents have their genesis well before the actual incident. Unless you take a holistic, integrated view to organisational safety, the origins of safety the incident is often not uncovered.
This article – Piper Alpha: The Disaster in Detail – provides a summary of decisions and behaviour that contributed to the ultimate incident, commencing when the decision was made to retro fit the Piper Alpha to process gas in addition to oil that it was built to do.
Safety Culture Development recognises that incidents do commence before their date and works with Safety Professionals to influence their organisations so this is well understood and that personnel at all levels, take safety into consideration. Our Safety Integrity System designed to facilitate this approach.. Follow this link – Safety Integrity System – to view the video produced by Safety X that outlines this approach.
The article can be sourced at: Piper Alpha: The Disaster in Detail