April 20, 2020 | Mark Paradies

Will Making Criminals of Executives Stop Accidents?

Marcus Miller

Marcus Miller

At the 2020 Global TapRooT® Summit, Marcus Miller, VP at System Improvements, talked about a recent string of incidents where people were either disciplined or had actual criminal charges brought against them after an accident. Marcus talks about the USS Fitzgerald collision, the fire at the Arkema plant in Texas that occurred during Hurricane Harvey, and the fatal miss-administration of a drug at the Vanderbilt Medical Center.

Watch the video and let us know what you think. Are the District Attorney in Houston and the Navy top brass right in criminalizing accidents? Will this criminalization improve performance? Or is this blame game a hindrance to effective root cause analysis? Leave your comments below…

 

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Accidents, Current Events, Summit
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