EHS on Tap: E29 Root Cause Analysis: Learning from Incidents to Improve Prevention

A robust incident investigation process driven by effective root cause analysis is a critical component of any safety and health program. When safety professionals employ a methodical approach, they provide information that helps determine the basic cause of an incident and leads to the creation of processes, policies, and methodologies to prevent reoccurrences of similar incidents. In short, you need to know what went wrong in order to ensure it doesn’t happen again!

Here with us today on EHS on Tap to discuss root cause analysis is Francis P. Sehn, Vice President and Senior Risk Control Consultant for Willis Towers Watson.

Fran SehnJoin Fran Sehn for his educational session, Root Cause Analysis: Reduce the Risk of Future Accidents Using OSHA’s Incident Investigation Process, at the EHS Daily Advisor’s 2018 Safety Summit taking place April 16 through 18 at SeaWorld Orlando, Florida!

Time is growing short to register and take part in educational sessions, network with other EHS professionals, dine with sharks at SeaWorld, and attend our first ever Safety Standout Awards ceremony. Register Now!


EHS on Tap is an environmental, health, and safety podcast by BLR’s EHS Daily Advisor. On each episode of EHS on Tap, our host will discuss emerging legal, regulatory, and policy issues with industry experts and the impacts to everyday safety and environmental professionals. EHS on Tap topics run the gamut of contemporary issues facing EHS managers and professionals today.

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