February 29, 2016 | Mark Paradies

Monday Accident & Lessons Learned: Is Human Error the Root Cause of the German Train Crash?

Wrecked Train - EPA

When the press covers an accident, they like instant answers. The BBC is reporting that “human error” is to “blame” for the cause of two trains crashing in Germany. Here’s the article:

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-35585302

Of course, prosecutors are pressing charges against the area controller who “… opened the track to the two trains and tried to warn the drivers.”

What do you think … is “human error” THE cause?

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Accidents, Root Cause Analysis
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