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Public TapRooT® Course in Bogota

October 5th, 2015 by

Last week, industry professionals came together to learn TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis techniques.


For a list of our Public Courses across the globe, click here.

Onsite TapRooT® Course with Cotemar

October 5th, 2015 by

A group from Cotemar learning root cause analysis techniques through TapRooT® at an Onsite Course recently.



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Public TapRooT® Course in Aberdeen, Scotland

September 28th, 2015 by

A great group in the 5-Day Advanced Root Cause Analysis and Team Leader Training Course in Aberdeen, Scotland recently.






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How far away is death?

September 22nd, 2015 by


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TapRooT® Onsite Course in Durban, South Africa

September 14th, 2015 by


A team from Engen Refinery in Durban, South Africa working hard at a TapRooT® 5-Day Course last week.
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Interested in an Onsite Course for your team? Click here.

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TapRooT® Courses in Bogota

September 3rd, 2015 by

Great class in the TapRooT® course last week in Bogota, Colombia.






Public TapRooT® Course in Bogota, Colombia

August 12th, 2015 by

Check out these photos of a group working hard in a 2-Day TapRooT® Course in Bogota, Colombia




For more information on Public Courses, click here. 

For more information on Onsite Courses, click here.

Public TapRooT® Course in Kochin, India

August 11th, 2015 by

What a great course in Kochin, India last week. Everyone learning and working hard in our 5-Day Advanced Root Cause Analysis and Team Leader Training Course.






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For more information on our Onsite Courses, click here.

Monday Accident & Lessons Learned: Go To the 2016 Global TapRooT® Summit

August 3rd, 2015 by


The 2016 Global TapRooT® Summit has been scheduled for San Antonio, Texas, on August 1-5.

Why is this in the Monday Accident & Lessons Learned section?

Because we share lessons learned (and best practices) from around the world at the TapRooT® Summit!

If you are interested in learning from others, BE AT THE SUMMIT!

The registration has not been opened BUT you should put the dates in your schedule to make sure you keep the dates open to attend.

See you there!


What does a bad day look like?

July 30th, 2015 by


Prom-goers fall into creek when bridge collapses during photo shoot. (Click image to read story. We are glad no one was seriously injured.)

Simple Corporate Turnaround – Go from a money losing operation to a money making good example.

July 28th, 2015 by

Is your company making money, losing money, or breaking even?  How do you go from being a money-losing or break-even operation to a money-making good example?

Here’s a quick answer:

1. Send at team to TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Training.

2. When they get back to work, put them to work solving your most expensive problems.

Don’t think this will work? Then see this success story…

Want more proof? See the rest of the success stories at:

If you need to improve your sites profitability, learn to use TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis to solve operational and maintenance problems. See our public course schedule for courses being held around the world at:


Final presentations at the 5-Day TapRooT® Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Course

July 24th, 2015 by

Great work by all participants! Here’s one of the presentations and the audience …

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Public TapRooT® Course in Sao Paulo

July 21st, 2015 by

These folks are learning some valuable information in our TapRooT® 2-Day Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Course in Sao Paulo.

This could be you! Check out our other Public Course locations here.







People Hard at Work at the 5-Day Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Course in Seattle

July 20th, 2015 by

It’s day one of the 5-Day Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Course in Seattle and folks are hard at work in their first exercise using the Root Cause Tree® Diagram to find the root causes of an incident.

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Mark Paradies Now Has Over 14,000 Connections on LinkedIn

July 20th, 2015 by

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When it comes to root cause analysis, more people (over 14,000) are linked to Mark Paradies than anyone else on the internet.

Mark also has thousands of colleges that have endorsed him for the skill “root cause analysis”.

See his LinkedIn profile at:

If you would like to link up with Mark on LinkedIn, click on the link above and send him an invitation to connect. Also, please feel free to recognize Mark for his root cause analysis skills by recommending him for his work on root cause analysis.

Food Safety & Criminal Charges

July 16th, 2015 by


The Associated Press reported that the US Department of Justice is warning food companies that they could face civil and criminal charges if they poison their customers.


Yes, you read it right.

We are again testing the fine line between accidents and criminal behavior.

How does a company know that they have gone over the line? The FDA stops showing up and the FBI puts boundary tape around your facilities.

Are you in the food business? Think it is time to start taking root cause analysis of food safety incidents seriously? You betcha!

Your company can’t afford a Blue Bell Ice Cream incident. You need to effectively analyze and learn from smaller incidents to stop the big accidents from happening.

What tool should you use for effective root cause analysis? The TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis System.

Why choose TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis?

Because it has proven itself effective in a wide number of industries around the world. That’s why industry leaders use it and recommend it to their suppliers. 

Find out more about the TapRooT® System at:

And then attend one of our public courses held around the world.  

You can attend at no risk because of our iron-clad guarantee:

Attend a TapRooT® Course, go back to work, and use what you have learned to analyze accidents, incidents, near-misses, equipment failures, operating issues, or quality problems. If you don’t find root causes that you previously would have overlooked and if you and your management don’t agree that the corrective actions that you recommend are much more effective, just return your course materials/software and we will refund the entire course fee.

Get started NOW because you can’t afford to wait for the FBI to knock on your door with a warrant in their hand.


What does a bad day look like?

July 16th, 2015 by

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