RISKworld – The newsletter of Risktec Solutions

At Risktec we strongly believe in sharing our expertise and knowledge with our clients. RISKworld is our regular newsletter packed full of informative, cutting-edge articles on safety and risk management.

RISKworld Issue 23, Spring 2013

RISKworld Issue 23, Spring 2013

In this issue, we focus particularly on the importance of people to safety, whether through leadership skills, organisational culture, specific job-related critical activities or effective training.

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In this issue, we focus particularly on the importance of people to safety, whether through leadership skills, organisational culture, specific job-related critical activities or effective training.

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RISKworld Issue 22, Autumn 2012

RISKworld Issue 22, Autumn 2012

The diversity of the articles in this edition is a reminder of the wide range of responsibilities associated with operating hazardous facilities, from detailed numerical analysis to leadership.

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The diversity of the articles in this edition is a reminder of the wide range of responsibilities associated with operating hazardous facilities, from detailed numerical analysis to leadership.

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RISKworld Issue 21, Spring 2012

RISKworld Issue 21, Spring 2012

The articles on 'black swans' and 'stress testing' focus on rare events which can have a major impact across the globe. We also have a look at the safety of emerging energy technologies and explore the benefits of computer technology for permit-to-work systems and training delivery.

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The articles on ‘black swans’ and ‘stress testing’ focus on rare events which can have a major impact across the globe. We also have a look at the safety of emerging energy technologies and explore the benefits of computer technology for permit-to-work systems and training delivery.

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RISKworld Issue 20, Autumn 2011

RISKworld Issue 20, Autumn 2011

This issue looks at the lessons from the Fukushima nuclear accident. Other articles cover CFD explosion analysis, common myths surrounding the ALARP principle, and the introduction of new signalling technology on the London Underground.

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This issue looks at the lessons from the Fukushima nuclear accident. Other articles cover CFD explosion analysis, common myths surrounding the ALARP principle, and the introduction of new signalling technology on the London Underground.

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RISKworld Issue 19, Spring 2011

RISKworld Issue 19, Spring 2011

This edition debunks a number of common myths about safety cases and looks at new US safety regulation offshore. Other topics covered are lessons learnt from HAZOPs, the risks of offshore wind power and the implications of ageing on risk and safety.

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This edition debunks a number of common myths about safety cases and looks at new US safety regulation offshore. Other topics covered are lessons learnt from HAZOPs, the risks of offshore wind power and the implications of ageing on risk and safety.

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RISKworld Issue 18, Autumn 2010

RISKworld Issue 18, Autumn 2010

In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon accident, this edition draws parallels with the UK’s Piper Alpha disaster, and introduces asset integrity management. Also covered are the art of HAZID, behavioural safety & nuclear training of regulators.

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In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon accident, this edition draws parallels with the UK’s Piper Alpha disaster, and introduces asset integrity management. Also covered are the art of HAZID, behavioural safety & nuclear training of regulators.

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RISKworld Issue 17, Spring 2010

RISKworld Issue 17, Spring 2010

The continuing challenge to achieve safe operations is show-cased with lessons from the Nimrod accident, a new approach for decommissioning safety cases, the art of setting SIL targets, the use of KPIs and the benefits of integrating human factors.

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The continuing challenge to achieve safe operations is show-cased with lessons from the Nimrod accident, a new approach for decommissioning safety cases, the art of setting SIL targets, the use of KPIs and the benefits of integrating human factors.

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RISKworld Issue 16, Autumn 2009

RISKworld Issue 16, Autumn 2009

An introduction to the ‘competency gap’ and practical risk & safety training, along with lessons from the demise of Lehman Brothers, pros and cons of wind farms on brownfield land, and why periodic reviews of safety should be seen as an opportunity.

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An introduction to the ‘competency gap’ and practical risk & safety training, along with lessons from the demise of Lehman Brothers, pros and cons of wind farms on brownfield land, and why periodic reviews of safety should be seen as an opportunity.

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RISKworld Issue 15, Spring 2009

RISKworld Issue 15, Spring 2009

This edition includes a guide to the hazards of hydrogen sulphide, a practical approach to human factors, a risk-based method for fire protection, an introduction to safety-critical software & features the hidden risk of risk management overkill.

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This edition includes a guide to the hazards of hydrogen sulphide, a practical approach to human factors, a risk-based method for fire protection, an introduction to safety-critical software & features the hidden risk of risk management overkill.

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RISKworld Issue 14, Autumn 2008

RISKworld Issue 14, Autumn 2008

The challenges of bridging the energy gap by nuclear life extension and wind power are highlighted, together with how to prevent sub-prime safety, integrating human factors in safety management and 6 steps for successful incident investigation.

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The challenges of bridging the energy gap by nuclear life extension and wind power are highlighted, together with how to prevent sub-prime safety, integrating human factors in safety management and 6 steps for successful incident investigation.

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RISKworld Issue 13, Spring 2008

RISKworld Issue 13, Spring 2008

This edition learns lessons from the ‘sub-prime’ mortgage crisis, compares quantitative risk assessment across major hazard industries, assesses the status of new nuclear power in the UK & reveals secrets of successful competency management.

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This edition learns lessons from the ‘sub-prime’ mortgage crisis, compares quantitative risk assessment across major hazard industries, assesses the status of new nuclear power in the UK & reveals secrets of successful competency management.

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RISKworld Issue 12, Autumn 2007

RISKworld Issue 12, Autumn 2007

With a theme of diversity & delivery, articles cover the hazards of liquefied natural gas, integrated safety and security, the demolition of Chapelcross cooling towers and affordable software safety.

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With a theme of diversity & delivery, articles cover the hazards of liquefied natural gas, integrated safety and security, the demolition of Chapelcross cooling towers and affordable software safety.

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