Intro to Risk Management & Root Cause Analysis
August 8, 2022 - August 9, 2022
8:00 am - 4:00 pm Central Time
This 2-day workshop provides a balanced mix of open discussions, group, and individual hands-on activities. After completing this course, attendees will demonstrate their knowledge of ISO 31000:2018 guidelines for risk management and various root cause analysis methods. These root cause analysis methods include the 5Whys, cause-and-effect, and Bow-tie. This workshop is suitable for QMS, EMS, OHSAS practitioners, or others requiring practical knowledge of conducting a risk assessment, applying risk-based thinking, contingency plan development, and performing root cause analysis. Case studies and video reenactments provide an opportunity to conduct hands-on risk assessments, root cause analysis, and contingency planning. In addition to understanding the strengths and weaknesses of each technique presented, participants will be expected to develop their own Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA) and root cause analysis diagrams based upon the materials learned.
- Exemplar Global Graduate Certification
- Exemplar Global Work Style Assessment
- Single User Licensed Issue of ISO 31000:2018, Risk Management Guidelines
- Certificate of Completion w/CEUs
About the Instructor:
Bill Aston has more than 50 years of experience in the oil and gas industry as a quality professional. His past experiences include assisting companies in developing API Q1/Q2, ISO 9001, and AISC-207 quality management systems, training, and development of QMS auditors, welding inspectors, and NDE personnel to obtain certifications. As a consultant, Bill has helped companies establish procedures and programs to manage risk, contingency planning, supplier quality, QMS, process, product, and design package audits. Aston Technical Consulting Services is recognized by the Houston Public Works, Building Code Enforcement, section 1704 as an Approved Agency/Special Inspector for quality management systems. Since 2004, Bill has provided support services to organizations seeking API Q1 certification and various API product monogram licenses. Bill’s credentials as a trainer include API-U Approved Trainer, Exemplar Global Recognized Training Provider, and PECB Certified Trainer. Bill also maintains current certifications as an Exemplar Global Master Auditor, PECB Lead Auditor, and ASQ Certified Quality Auditor. As a quality professional, he has extensive knowledge of all phases of QA/QC, Risk management, the mechanical inspection of process and rotating equipment, process piping and onshore and offshore pipelines, pressure vessels, welding inspection, and NDE. Bill is a voting member of the API Quality Subcommittee 18, API Supply Chain Management Subcommittee 20, and US TAG to ISO TC 176.