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What does a bad day look like?

March 26th, 2015 by

Like this if you are a fire fighter…

How to Navigate our Online Schedule for the 2015 Global TapRooT® Summit

March 25th, 2015 by

The hardest thing about registering for the 2015 Global TapRooT® Summit (June 1-5, 2015, Las Vegas) is deciding which best practices sessions to sign up for among all the great options. This video will help you navigate our online schedule so that you can begin thinking about it before you go through the actual registration process. The video also gives a couple of tips about how to modify your schedule during the registration process.  If you need assistance, please contact us at info@taproot.com.

Here is the link to the schedule page: http://www.taproot.com/taproot-summit/summit-schedule

Monday Accident & Lessons Learned: Texas City Refinery Explosion 10 Year Anniversary

March 24th, 2015 by

Here’s a CSB video …

What do you think? Has PSM improved in the past ten years? What can we learn?

Is “inherently safer designs” the answer?

Are PSM regulations going to stop accidents?

Are government approaches to PSM inadequate?

Are the suggestions of the CSB inadequate?

Leave your comments here.

What does a bad day look like?

March 19th, 2015 by

Having run an excavator, a track loader, a bulldozer, and a dump truck, this is what your nightmares look like…

Mine in Ukraine Responsible for 300 Fatalities Since 1999

March 11th, 2015 by

The International Business Times reports that a Ukraine coal mine that recently had an accident that killed 34 miners is responsible for 300 fatalities since 1999. See the story at:

http://www.ibtimes.com/ukraine-coal-mine-explosion-more-300-killed-zasyadko-incidents-1999-1836044#.VPoRH_V1mdM.linkedin

The whole rescue process is being complicated by the fighting in the Ukraine.

Another story claim that investment in “safety technology” could have prevented the methane blast at the mine.

How Far Away Is Death? (You don’t want to be this roughneck.)

March 3rd, 2015 by

What happens when the driller forgets to shut off the mud pump?

How far Away is Death?

February 24th, 2015 by

Just inches from a falling rock…

What does a bad day look like?

February 19th, 2015 by

If you are at a Russian beach, maybe like this…

Root Cause Analysis Video Tips: Best Practices in Process Quality

February 5th, 2015 by

Tune in to this week’s TapRooT® Instructor Root Cause Analysis Tip with Chris Vallee. He shares a great process quality tip and news about his upcoming Process Quality & Corrective Action Track at the 2015 Global TapRooT® Summit, June 3-5, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada!

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Was this tip helpful?

Check out more short videos in our series:

Equifactor® – Are You Using it to Prevent Equipment Failures? (Click here to view tip.)

Be Proactive with Dave Janney (Click here to view tip.)

Conduct Real-Time Peer Reviews with Mark Paradies (Click here to view tip.)

What Makes a World-Class Root Cause Analysis System with Ken Reed (Click here to view tip.)

Even in Humor, You can learn about Root Cause and People from Dr. Deming

January 22nd, 2015 by

Caution: Watching this Video can and will make you laugh…… then you realize you might be laughing at…

… your own actions.

… your understanding of other peoples actions.

… your past corrective or preventative actions.

Whether your role or passion is in safety, operations, quality, or finance…. “quality is about people and not product.” Interestingly enough, many people have not heard Dr. Deming’s concepts or listened to Dr. Deming talk. Yet his thoughts may help you understand the difference between people not doing their best and the best the process and management will all to be produced.

To learn more about quality process thoughts and how TapRooT® can integrate with your frontline activities to sustain company performance  excellence, join a panel of Best Practice Presenters in our TapRooT® Summit Track 2015 this June in Las Vegas. A Summit Week that reminds you that learning and people are your most vital variables to success and safety.

To learn more about our Summit Track please go to this link. https://www.taproot.com/taproot-summit

If you have trouble getting access to the video, you can also use this link http://youtu.be/mCkTy-RUNbw

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