Root Cause Analysis

Forwood apply the world’s best Root Cause Analysis approach which provides a powerful vehicle for learning and improvement within an organization

Global Experience – Local Delivery

Forwood has a clear focus on Fatality Prevention. Consistent with this is attaining a full understanding of the influences of failures and the maximization of learnings.

Forwood act as an independent facilitator of serious incident analysis we apply the experience we have gained in more than 30 years of fatality event investigations, process failures and hardware failures.

Our Approach

Forwood’s approach is method based. The robustness of our methodology has been routinely applied in all industry sectors inclusive of Mining, Oil and Gas, Construction, Nuclear, Chemical Process and Critical Health Care.

Our Findings

Our reporting is succinct.

All conclusions are supported by objective verifiable facts. There is no supposition. All recommendations made are clearly linked to the conclusions drawn from the analysis of the event.

Findings are further evaluated against the Forwood Critical Control Questions and improvement opportunities are shared for the benefit of all Forwood clients.

Our Results

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) services to clients have returned acknowledgements from regulators, coroners, senior company executives, medical specialists, surgeons and families recognizing the resultant learning and the improvement opportunities.

Analyses progressed have had significant influence on improvements within organizations, across industry and globally.

Our Service

Forwood provides a full Root Cause Analysis service inclusive of:

  • Fatality investigations
  • Executive to operator training
  • Model Programme design
  • Independent method based serious event analysis – facilitation of internal investigation teams and executive briefings
  • Independent investigation output reviews
  • Embedment of learnings.