Bowties are representations of causal pathways that relate causes to top events and outcomes. They are frequently used to communicate and assess risk scenarios. This course can be run online or face to face and is aimed at operations, maintenance, engineering, HSE support, and management staff.

Course Content

  1. Introduction to  Risk Assessment
  2. Identification of scenarios
  3. Bowtie concepts including threats/ controls / escalation factors/ top events and outcomes
  4. Introduction to bowtie development in Velocity EHS Bowtie software – SSL will provide in course
  5. Introduction workshop
  6. Effectiveness and categorisation of controls and allocation on bowtie
  7. Main workshop – facilitated by trainer and based on example provided by SSL or client
  8. Use of Bowties in Safety Management of a Facility

The course will use a established bowtie software platform (Velocity EHS Risk Management) which will be available to all trainee’s.

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