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April 29, 2019

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Webinar: Benefits of adopting an incident investigation methodology

A look at the key factors in applying a professional investigation methodology. Your chance to listen back, on demend, to our interview with David Ramsay, Group Managing Director, Kelvin TOP-SET.

The topic:

There are huge benefits from adopting a professional investigation methodology. Investigation is something that we all do naturally; we are born with both the need to learn and apply this new knowledge. This is how we develop as individuals. Companies must be ‘learning organisations’, otherwise they cannot adapt and grow. We can easily understand that when incidents occur, particularly when safety has been compromised, we need to investigate to prevent recurrence.

However, a professional investigation methodology, enables the organisation to gain information from every part of the company and hence have the knowledge to make positive changes that will improve performance and safety.

During the webinar, David used case study examples to show that investigation is about gaining information. Good management is applying this information to positive effect.

The speaker:

David K Ramsay, Group Managing Director, Kelvin TOP-SET

David RamsayDavid is Group Managing Director of Kelvin TOP-SET, a global leader in teaching investigation and analysis techniques.

He has a long history of working in business at senior levels including advisory and consultancy in various industries. He was also, for a short period, a visiting tutor at the University of Glasgow in what is now the Adam Smith Business School. His own educational background is quite extensive and includes attendance on The Cranfield University Aircrash Investigation Course.

He has led the development of Kelvin TOP-SET since its inception in 1986, and has worked around the world delivering courses, and leading or facilitating investigations in many industrial sectors, including railways, oil, nuclear, shipping, and explosives. He played a major part in the investigation of the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.

David is a noted international speaker about incident investigation and has recently spoken in Aberdeen, London, Den Hague, Houston and Mexico City.

Sponsored by Kelvin TOP-SET.


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