Q1 2023 Avoid major accidents

The goal of this learning package is to reduce the risk of major accidents by:

  • Strengthening understanding of one’s own role in contributing to prevent major accidents
  • Identifying risk and strengthening barriers throughout the value chain
  • Catching and responding to weak signals and error traps

Introduction: Avoiding major accidents

In major accidents, we often see that technical, operational and organisational barriers have failed at the same time. To succeed in preventing major accidents, we must identify risks and strengthen barriers across the value chain.

Case studies

Choose the case most relevant to your team as a starting point for how we can work to avoid major accidents.

Preventing major accidents throughout the value chain

How can we work throughout the value chain to prevent major accidents?

Preventing well control incidents

What does it take to succeed in preventing well control incidents?