December 20, 2018 | Mark Paradies

Fish Kill – It’s not just a course exercise!

If you have been to our 5-Day TapRooT® Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Training, you have done a root cause analysis of a fish kill incident. But these accidents happen in real life as well.

What happened? A power outage in Washington state caused the death of six million salmon fry.

Causal Factors?

  • Power outage
  • Backup generator failure
  • Emergency measures to save fish fail (use of fire water)

Here’s a video …

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Accidents, Current Events, Investigations
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