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Root Cause Analysis Fundamentals

Gain an understanding of Root Cause Analysis, the different forms and techniques that can be applied to address the failure, and how to identify the appropriate RCA process to rectify or eliminate the failed process, equipment and/or system.
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Overview
Gain an understanding of Root Cause Analysis, the different forms and techniques that can be applied to address the failure, and how to identify the appropriate RCA process to rectify or eliminate the failed process, equipment and/or system.

Across all sectors of engineering, including oil and gas, mining, utilities, defence and manufacturing, the design of systems and equipment is becoming more complex. Failures of this equipment are becoming are becoming more acute and complex requiring engineers to understand that the root cause  or causes do not just stop at the the physical reason why assets fail but also examine human root causes and systemic root causes that may all lead up to the physical failure of the asset.

This 1 day course will introduce you Root Cause Analysis   from the simple 5- Why’s approach building up the comprehensive logic tree analysis approach explaining prerequisites and the Pros and Cons of each technique.

As a participant, you will be able to understand which form of Root Cause Analysis may be adequate to address the magnitude of the failure of a process, equipment and/ or system, and use the appropriate RCA process to identify then rectify or eliminate the failure experienced.

Details
Price
$695
EA members
$817.65
Non-members

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Duration
2 x 4 hour sessions
Location & dates
Online

28 April - 29 April

Online

22 June - 23 June

Additional Information

This workshop will run during the following times:

28 - 29 April 2022, 9:30am - 1:30pm AEST

22 - 23 June 2022, 9:30am - 1:30pm AEST

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Registration closes three business days before each workshop.

We can customise this course for groups of six or more.

You choose the time, place, duration and format.

Find out how we can help you and your team by clicking on the button below to request a quote or calling us directly on +61 3 9321 1700.

Duration
Customisable
Delivery
Face to Face
Online
Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes

  • Learn and understand why and when to use Root Cause Analysis
  • Learn and understand why verified data is so important
  • Learn the 5 Whys RCA Process
  • Learn the Cause Mapping RCA Process
  • Learn the Fishbone Analysis Process
  • Learn the Logic Tree Process
  • Understand the benefits of using a team approach as opposed to one person performing RCA
  • Learn and understand when to use the various forms of RCA
  • Learn and understand the various benefits of each form of Root Cause Analysis
Is this course for you?

Is this course for you?

This course is relevant to anyone involved in asset management, production and operations.

Roles include:

  • Reliability engineers
  • Process engineers
  • Maintenance engineers
  • Operations Personnel
  • Supervisory & Management
  • Asset management professionals
  • Maintenance supervisors
  • Asset Managers
  • Production Line Supervisors and Managers
  • Facility Engineers
  • Transport and Infrastructure Engineers. Supervisors and Managers
  • HSE Q personnel & Managers
Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Topics we'll cover

Topics we'll cover

Root Cause Analysis 

  • What is Root Cause Analysis?

Problems to solve

  • Sporadic events
  • Chronic events

Why and when to consider RCA

Data, data & more data

  • What kind of data
  • Why is data verification so important?

RCA is a team effort

RCA techniques and when they should be used

  • 5 Whys - Basic methodology &n Cause Analysis
  • Fish Bone Analysis
  • Logic Tree Analysis

Managing the Results from the RCA Study.

Facilitator
Alastair Krebs
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