Advanced Root Cause Analysis Software

The patented TapRooT® Software takes the world-class TapRooT® Root Cause Analysis System to the cloud. Investigators can save time by drawing the incident’s sequence of events (a SnapCharT®), identifying Causal Factors, analyzing the Causal Factor’s root causes using the Root Cause Tree®, and developing corrective actions using the Corrective Action Helper® Module using any of the common browsers on any device (tablet, laptop, desktop, or even a smartphone). The system creates your investigation reports (customizable) and keeps your investigation data for trending. Also, you can use our API link and actively share data from the TapRooT® Software to other safety, quality, or HR databases.

Purchase a TapRooT® VI single user subscription or sign up for a TapRooT® VI training webinar in our store.


TapRooT® Software features:

  • Fully implements the TapRooT® 5-Step Process for simple incidents (precursors) and the 7-Step Process for major investigations.
  • Includes easy-to-use drawing module to produce presentation quality SnapCharT®’s (sequence of events).
  • Includes Root Cause Tree®, Safeguard Analysis, Equifactor®, Change Analysis, Critical Human Action Profile, and Corrective Action Helper® Modules.
  • Stores incident data in the cloud to allow access from standard browsers on laptops, desktops, tablets, and even smartphones.
  • Easy connectivity to other databases using our API.
  • Easy to customize fields and reports makes the software fit your industry and company.
  • Trend your incident data and learn from your statistics.

Feature Details

TapRooT® System

Whether you are investigating a precursor incident using the simple TapRooT® 5-Step Process or a major investigation using the complete TapRooT® 7-Step Process, you will have all the TapRooT® Tools at your fingertips. No other software offers the advantages of the TapRooT® System.




You can’t understand why something happened before you understand what happened. The simple drawing tool SnapCharT® helps you organize and understand the evidence you collect and present what you learn to management.

All the TapRooT® Tools

In addition to the SnapCharT® drawing tool, the TapRooT® Software includes the Root Cause Tree®, Safeguard Analysis, Change Analysis, Critical Human Action Profile, Equifactor®, and the Corrective Action Helper® Module. All these techniques are integrated into the software to make a simple or a complex investigation a snap!

Incident Data in the Cloud

The TapRooT® VI Software consolidates incidents, audits, investigation, root cause, and corrective action in one convenient database. It also can store other investigation data including images, documents, and procedures so investigators have one central repository of data to create reports. Being stored in the cloud allows easy access and sharing of incident data from a user’s desktop, laptop, tablet, or even a smartphone. You can set up individual users to use our hosted software or you can license our software and host it on your cloud or we can host your company’s site on our cloud – whichever is easiest and most economical for you.


Companies use databases to manage safety, quality, human resources, and other company critical functions. We’ve made it easy to share data with other databases using our API.

Custom Fields and Reports

You will be amazed how easy it is to customize the software to meet your needs. Add custom fields to the database or custom reports for your investigators to make the software fit your industry and company.


TapRooT® Software does more that facilitate world-class root cause analysis. It also provides management with the data and trends they need to manage safety, quality, and business performance.

Upcoming Webinars

Webinars are held at noon the third Wednesday of each month.

TapRooT® VI Software Webinar

This webinar is designed for experienced TapRooT® users who have been trained to use TapRooT®.

All Attendees MUST have prior TapRooT® training to attend this course.

Learn the TapRooT® VI Software and discover the tools and tips to maximize your TapRooT® investigation to fix the root causes of incidents, accidents, quality problems, near-misses, operational errors, hospital sentinel events and other types of problems. Upon completion of the course, attendees will receive a certificate of completion and a 90 day subscription to TapRooT® VI, our online software service. This is a 90 minute webinar guided by our instructor.


TapRooT® has assisted us in understanding the cause(s) of an injury and/or incident. With that understanding we can create high-quality corrective actions based on root causes.

Tom Howe Oilfield Project Group HSE Manager at Oceaneering

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