November 1, 2022 | Susan Napier-Sewell

Kick Up Your Skills in Texas: TapRooT® RCA Training Courses

Texas

In Texas, whether it’s Austin, Houston, or Lake Conroe, you’ll leave much smarter at the close of your TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Training.

Run, do not walk, to register for these upcoming TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Training Courses in Texas:

DateStart TimeTimezoneDurationCourse NameLocationLanguage
Nov 14, 202208:00 AMCST1 DayEquifactor® Equipment TroubleshootingHouston, TexasEnglish
Nov 15, 202208:00 AMCST2 DaysTapRooT® Root Cause AnalysisHouston, TexasEnglish
Dec 06, 202208:00 AMCST2 DaysTapRooT® Root Cause AnalysisAustin, TexasEnglish
Dec 12, 202208:00 AMCST5 DaysTapRooT® Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team LeaderHouston, TexasEnglish
Apr 24, 202308:00 AMCST2 DaysTapRooT® Root Cause AnalysisLake Conroe, TexasEnglish
Apr 24, 202308:00 AMCST2 DaysTapRooT® SoftwareLake Conroe, TexasEnglish
Apr 24, 202308:00 AMCST2 DaysAuditing & Proactive Improvement Using TapRooT®Lake Conroe, TexasEnglish
Apr 24, 202308:00 AMCST2 DaysEffective Communication CertificationLake Conroe, TexasEnglish
Apr 24, 202308:00 AMCST2 DaysEffective Interviewing & EvidenceLake Conroe, TexasEnglish
Apr 24, 202308:00 AMCST2 DaysMeasurement, Trending, and Predictive Analytics: How to Best Use Data to Improve WorkLake Conroe, TexasEnglish
Apr 24, 202308:00 AMCST2 DaysEquifactor® Equipment Troubleshooting & TapRooT® Root Cause AnalysisLake Conroe, TexasEnglish
Apr 24, 202308:00 AMCST2 DaysStopping Human ErrorLake Conroe, TexasEnglish
Apr 25, 202308:00 AMCST1 DayTapRooT® Executive Leadership’s Role in Root Cause AnalysisLake Conroe, TexasEnglish
Texas

2-Day TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Training

The Texas 2-Day TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis Course focuses on the essential TapRooT® Techniques needed to investigate a precursor incident. The 5-Step investigation process simplifies TapRooT® to make the investigation efficient yet effective. The training focuses on understanding what happened, identifying Causal Factors, analyzing the Causal Factors using the Root Cause Tree®, and developing effective fixes using the Corrective Action Helper® Guide.

Day 1 (8:00am to 5:00pm)Day 2 (8:00am to 4:00pm)
Class Introductions and TapRooT® Introduction TapRooT® System Overview – What you will be learningSnapCharT® Basics – Gathering Information SnapCharT® Exercise – Practice Causal Factors – Identifying the Error Root Cause Tree® – Eliminating Blame Root Cause Tree® Exercise – On Your OwnCorrective Actions – Developing FixesSoftware Overview – Practicing the Techniques Generic Causes – Optional Technique Causal Factors – Additional Practice Reporting – Management Presentation Frequently Asked Questions Final Exercise – Putting What You’ve Learned to Work

Course materials we provide:

  1. TapRooT® Essentials Book
  2. Laminated TapRooT® Root Cause Tree®
  3. TapRooT® Root Cause Tree® Dictionary
  4. Course Workbook
  5. Corrective Action Helper® Guide

Upon completion of the course, attendees will receive a certificate of completion and a 90-Day Subscription to TapRooT® Personal Software, our dynamic online software that guides you through the TapRooT® process with ease and efficiency.

Texas

5-Day TapRooT® Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Training

The 5-Day Training is for people who investigate precursor incidents and, perhaps, major incidents (serious injuries, fatalities, major facility upsets, fires and explosions, or significant environmental releases). The course covers the essential TapRooT® Techniques (SnapCharT®, Safeguards Analysis, the Root Cause Tree®, and the Corrective Action Helper®), and the optional tools (Change Analysis, CHAP, and Equifactor®) that are used in a complex investigation. In addition, the course covers advanced interviewing and information collection techniques and techniques to improve human performance. There are frequent exercises using the TapRooT® Software so that attendees leave with significant practice of the skills they will apply when they get back to work.

Day One (8:00 am to 5:00 pm)

  • Class Introductions and TapRooT® Introduction
  • TapRooT® System Overview – What You’ll Be Learning
  • SnapCharT® Basics – Gathering Information
  • SnapCharT® Exercise – Practice
  • Causal Factors – Identifying the Errors
  • Root Cause Tree® – Eliminating Blame
  • Root Cause Tree® Exercise – On Your Own
  • Corrective Actions – Developing Fixes
  • Corrective Action Exercise

Day Two (8:00 am to 5:00 pm)

  • Software Tips
  • Generic Causes – Systemic Problems
  • Enhanced Corrective Actions
  • Preparing for Your Investigation
  • Collecting Information
  • Interviewing
  • Interviewing Exercise
  • Interviewing Exercise (RCA)

Day Three (8:00 am to 5:00 pm)

  • Management System & Changing Behavior
  • Equifactor®
  • Human Engineering
  • CHAP & Exercise
  • Change Analysis
  • Change Analysis Exercise
  • Improving Procedures
  • Putting It All Together
  • Work Direction & Exercise

Day Four (8:00 am to 5:00 pm)

  • Human Factors Jeopardy
  • Proactive Improvement
  • Auditing Using Safeguard Analysis
  • Water Hammer Exercise
  • Analyzing Training Problems
  • Grading Investigations
  • Presenting to Management
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Start Final Exercise (SnapCharT®)

Day Five (8:00 am to 1:00 pm)

  • Final Exercise: Safeguards Analysis
  • Final Exercise: Define Causal Factors
  • Final Exercise: Find Root Causes
  • Final Exercise: Find Generic Causes
  • Final Exercise: Develop Fixes
  • Final Exercise: Presentations

Course materials we provide:

  1. TapRooT® Major Investigations Book
  2. TapRooT® Essentials Book
  3. Laminated TapRooT® Root Cause Tree®
  4. TapRooT® Root Cause Tree® Dictionary
  5. Course Workbook
  6. Corrective Action Helper® Guide

Upon completion of the course, attendees will receive a certificate of completion and a 90-Day Subscription to TapRooT® Personal Software, our dynamic online software that guides you through the TapRooT® process with ease and efficiency.

GUARANTEE FOR THE 5-DAY TAPROOT® ADVANCED ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS TEAM LEADER TRAINING: Attend this 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.

In Texas — or another location — learn how TapRooT® is global to meet your needs

If you need other times or locations, please see our full selection of courses.

If you would like for us to teach a course at your workplace, please reach out to discuss what we can do for you, or call us at 865.539.2139.

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