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Event and Causal Factor Charting Training by Tonex

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The Event and Causal Factor Charting Training by Tonex provides participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively use event and causal factor charting techniques. This course covers the process of constructing detailed charts to analyze incidents, identify root causes, and develop preventative measures to avoid future occurrences.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the principles and applications of event and causal factor charting.
  • Learn to construct detailed event and causal factor charts.
  • Analyze incidents and identify root causes.
  • Develop and implement effective corrective actions.
  • Enhance incident investigation and analysis skills.
  • Apply charting techniques to real-world scenarios.

Audience: This course is designed for safety professionals, incident investigators, quality assurance managers, and anyone involved in incident analysis and prevention.

Program Modules:

  1. Introduction to Event and Causal Factor Charting
    • Overview of charting principles
    • Purpose and benefits of event and causal factor charting
    • Key concepts and terminology
    • Applications in various industries
    • Comparing with other incident analysis tools
    • Industry standards and best practices
  2. Constructing Event and Causal Factor Charts
    • Identifying the incident or event
    • Gathering and organizing data
    • Defining events, conditions, and causal factors
    • Constructing the chart structure
    • Using logical relationships and timelines
    • Hands-on exercise: Building an event and causal factor chart
  3. Analyzing Charts
    • Interpreting the chart
    • Identifying root causes and contributing factors
    • Visualizing and simplifying complex charts
    • Prioritizing issues and critical paths
    • Case study: Chart analysis
    • Workshop: Analyzing participant-generated charts
  4. Developing Corrective Actions
    • Generating effective corrective actions
    • Evaluating action effectiveness
    • Aligning actions with organizational goals
    • Developing implementation plans
    • Monitoring and adjusting actions
    • Real-world examples of successful corrective actions
  5. Integrating Charting with Other Tools
    • Combining with root cause analysis techniques
    • Using charts in conjunction with FTA and RCA
    • Integrating with Six Sigma and Lean methodologies
    • Software tools for event and causal factor charting
    • Cross-functional team collaboration
    • Advanced applications and case studies
  6. Incident Investigation and Reporting
    • Enhancing incident investigation with charting
    • Effective reporting and communication of findings
    • Building consensus and buy-in for actions
    • Continuous improvement and incident prevention
    • Documenting and archiving charting data
    • Future trends in event and causal factor charting

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