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There’s an old saying that if you think safety is expensive, try an accident. Accidents cost a lot of money. And, not only in damage to plant and in claims for injury, but also in the loss of the company’s reputation.   Dr Trevor Kletz

Organizations have no memory, only individuals do. Dr Trevor Kletz



Trevor Kletz has said that an organization has no memory, only individuals do. But individuals eventually move on, taking their knowledge with them. organizations  must therefore  find ways to embed lessons for accidents in to their organizational structure and functioning. Dr. Andrew Hopkins


Bob Bea has been investigating disasters for more than 60 years in order to teach resilient engineering.  Here is his explanation of why WE MUST REMEMBER and embrace the hard bought lessons.  It may be painful but much less expensive:


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