Seminar: Policy and Practice Of Learning from Incidents (London, 11 February 2015)

‘Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning from Incidents’ ESRC Seminar Series

11 February 2015, 9:30 am-5pm

Energy Institute London, UK (Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, W1G 7AR)

You are invited to join an interdisciplinary group of researchers, practitioners and policy-makers from across Europe to explore how organisations can learn effectively from incidents across different sectors: energy, health, finance, construction and further afield.

The fourth in a series of six events, this seminar will focus on policy and practice of learning from incidents (LFI).

Speakers will present and discuss approaches to and examples of learning from incidents from law, construction, aviation, and energy sectors.

  • Kizzy Augustin (Pinsent Masons): “Key risks in health and safety and how to learn lessons from the incident investigation and protocols
  • Jurry Swart (Equitans, the Netherlands): The behavioural aspects of learning from incidents”
  • Grant Findlay (Sir Robert McAlpine): Construction industry perspective on Learning from incidents (title TBC)
  • Alexander Eriksson (University of Southampton): “When communication breaks down: The case of flight AF 447”

You will have an opportunity to bring your expertise together with the diverse knowledge of the group to advance organisational practice and policy of learning from incidents.

Participation is free, thanks to funding by ESRC. Buffet lunch will be provided.

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