Heinrich's safety pyramid theory: Is the incident pyramid still relevant in safety today?

This short video shows how Heinrich developed his pyramid a century ago but it demonstrates that for high severity/low frequency events it is not sufficient.

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What are relevant lessons from others?

Target Group(s):

  • Policy makers
  • HSE managers
  • Operational leadership
  • Tactical leadership
  • Supervisors

Risk Theme:

  • Monitoring and Learning - Learning from Incidents
  • Monitoring and Learning - Measuring Safety Performance
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