Certified Tripod Beta Practitioner Course

  • 17 - 19 January 2018, Dubai
  • 14 - 16 March 2018, Bucharest
  • 28 - 30 March 2018, Beijing
  • 11 - 13 April 2018, Jakarta
  • 18 - 20 April 2018, Singapore
  • 30 May - 1 June 2018, Rome
  • 20 - 22 June 2018, Athens

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A solidly implemented management system is the foundation for good business performance. The Risk Identification and Management module and the Continuous Improvement Loop are at the heart of the management system. Learning from failures plays an important part in that improvement loop. However, incident investigation to identify the relevant facts required for improvement is not easy. This workshop aims to explain relevant aspects of incident investigation and the required processes to get optimal information for learning.

Key Benefits Of attending this course

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to

  • Describe the context into which the Tripod Beta methodology fits
  • Use Tripod Beta theory to construct accurate Tripod Beta diagrams.
  • Use Tripod Beta theory and tree to set up a quality investigation plan
  • Understand Human Behaviour and the Human Error theory model
  • Identify remedial actions to prevent reoccurrence of, as well as the next incident
  • Progress to phase two of the Tripod Beta Practitioner Accreditation process

Who Should Attend

  • HSE and Risk professionals
  • Key personnel involved in developing, implementing, maintaining, using HSE management systems
  • Key personnel involved in business processes up sets.
  • Key personnel involved in incident investigations
  • Senior Management
  • Line, Asset, Project Managers, Exploration, Drilling & Operations
  • Line managers who need more insight in business process improvements
  • Mr. R B Fox



    Tripod Beta Practitioner, Training Facilitator and by invitation of the Netherlands based Stichting Tripod Foundation an Appointed Tripod Beta Assessor.For over a decade Bob has facilitated incident investigations using Tripod Beta Methodology. These included 28 fatalities, aviation incidents, armed robberies, hijacking, road tanker incidents and business process upsets.Bob has 25 years experience in oil and allied industries. For 12 years he managed operational training in distribution activities for Shell Southern Africa.He holds a National Diploma  in  Safety  Management through  UNISA, with a  mechanical  engineering  background he has worked in  petrochemicals,  chemicals, road  tanker  operations,  and  construction. Since 1999  he  has  been  active as an independent consultant and has developed HSE Cases, investigated incidents and delivered operational and HSE learning events for contractors working for multinational oil companies. Commissioned by Shell International E&P, he incorporated the Hearts and Minds Programsinto  HSE  Workshops  for  Frontline  Supervisors  and  delivered  these  in  Europe, Africa, middle and far east.  Bob has preferred provider  status  with the  Energy Institute UK for his work with  Frontline  Supervisors  implementing  Hearts & Minds programs.

  • Mr. E.H.J. Janssen
    Ed Janssen



    Mr. E.H.J. Janssen is an accredited assessor, trainer and practitioner for Ed Janssen studied chemical technology, inorganic materials at the Technical University Twente in the Netherlands and has over 25 years working experience with Shell. He is an active independent consultant and trainer in the area of risk management systems, organizational culture and incident investigation acting in a network of specialists. In addition he was the lecturer and consultant to the Shell E&P Learning Centre for many HSE courses delivered by the centre & redesigned and updated several HSE courses on behalf of the Shell Learning Centre recently.Tripod Beta, experienced trainer and consultant for BowTie Risk Analysis & Hearts and Minds program. He is also an appointed assessor on behalf of the Stichting Tripod Foundation and an active member of the Tripod Beta Incident Investigation Flying Squad team. He is also a Preferred H&M consultant and trainer recognized by the Energy Institute & Specialized in Risk Management Systems, Bowtie and BowtieXP.

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