Deepwater Horizon … The Movie
Last night, to prepare for the 2018 Global TapRooT® Summit, I watched the movie Deepwater Horizon.
I have a hard time watching the movie. The needless death of those men and the needless pain and suffering of the rest of the crew was totally avoidable.
What we do at System Improvements is to teach people to use TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis to find and fix the root causes of problems BEFORE major accidents happen. This could have been done BEFORE the Deepwater Horizon accident. I sometimes think that I didn’t do enough to get people who don’t use TapRooT® to fix problems and improve performance. If only I could have convinced BP and Transocean to use TapRooT®, maybe the accident would have been prevented.
That’s why we hold the TapRooT® Summit each year. It is one more way to get people fired up about performance improvement and stopping major accidents.
Hope to see you next week at the Summit and spend an hour talking to a survivor of the Deepwater Horizon accident.
If you want to watch the movie before the Summit, you can download it at Amazon by CLICKING HERE.
Or you can read the Presidential Commission report, by clicking on this link: DEEPWATERPresidentCommission.
Ot read the Chemical Safety Board Executive Summary report: CSB BP Deepwater Horizon Exec Summary.