• Published: 26 Mar 2018
  • Incident ID: 4141

Warning Signs - safety moment video

Cause & Consequence

  • Fire or explosion
  • Release of a harmful substance
  • Uncontrolled release of a flammable gas or liquid

Contributing Factor

  • Communication
  • Complacency
  • Competence
  • Change management
  • Control of work
  • Commitment
  • Culture

Description of Process

A short film identifying the warning signs that were present before Major Accidents occurred.

Description of Incident

Global Major Accidents from 1974 to 2013 are used to demonstrate that warning signs were present before the accidents occurred.

Good Practice Guidance

Ask yourself:

Would we have recognised the warning signs?

Are the systems that prevent Major Accidents on our installation effective?

How do we play our part in preventing Major Accidents occurring?

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