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DisasterCast Safety Podcast

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Safety and Risk Podcast

Latest Episodes

Episode 57 – Erebus

In this episode we discuss the Mt Erebus disaster. What could cause pilots to fly a perfectly working plane intoRead more »

22 MIN2017 OCT 20
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Episode 57 – Erebus

Episode 56 – Underwater Tunnels

This episode is about underwater tunnel floods, or, more precisely, the lack of such accidents. Are tunnels really that safe?Read more »

18 MIN2017 AUG 18
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Episode 56 – Underwater Tunnels

Episode 55 – Longford

After both technical and production difficulties, DisasterCast is returning on a regular schedule. This episode discusses the Longford Gas PlantRead more »

27 MIN2017 JUL 29
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Episode 55 – Longford

Episode 54 – Stadium Disasters

33 MIN2017 JUL 29
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Episode 54 – Stadium Disasters

Episode 53 – Interlocks and Quintinshill

This episode discusses interlocks in general, and also the application of interlocks to train safety. Britain's worst rail disaster, Quintinshill, is used to illustrate a common pattern in blaming lack of human vigilance and slow adoption of technology for the same accidents.

19 MIN2015 JUN 2
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Episode 53 – Interlocks and Quintinshill

Episode 52 – Columbia and Cable Cars

This episode dives into the background of the Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster. It also discusses the aftermath of a US Marine Prowler hitting a cable in the Italian Alps.

20 MIN2015 APR 19
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Episode 52 – Columbia and Cable Cars

Beyond Unsafe Behaviors

Ron returns to ask the question "Which causes more accidents: unsafe conditions, or unsafe behaviors?" Once he's finished unpacking the question, you still won't have an answer, but hopefully you'll have some better questions to ask.

9 MIN2015 APR 8
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Beyond Unsafe Behaviors

Episode 51 – USS Iowa

This episode describes the USS Iowa explosion, the subsequent investigation, and the dangers of hindsight analysis.

23 MIN2015 APR 3
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Episode 51 – USS Iowa

Stop Telling People Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

This is the third episode of Ron Gantt's "Two Cents Worth of Safety". Ron discusses the use of safety slogans, in particular the hidden messages behind the overused "Safety is Everyone's Responsibility".

7 MIN2015 MAR 25
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Stop Telling People Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

Episode 50 – Why?

This episode takes a new look at the really big safety question - "Why do accidents happen?" We discuss how different answers to this question lead to different approaches to safety, where common language hides fundamental differences in safety thought and technique.

26 MIN2015 MAR 20
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Episode 50 – Why?

Latest Episodes

Episode 57 – Erebus

In this episode we discuss the Mt Erebus disaster. What could cause pilots to fly a perfectly working plane intoRead more »

22 MIN2017 OCT 20
Comments
Episode 57 – Erebus

Episode 56 – Underwater Tunnels

This episode is about underwater tunnel floods, or, more precisely, the lack of such accidents. Are tunnels really that safe?Read more »

18 MIN2017 AUG 18
Comments
Episode 56 – Underwater Tunnels

Episode 55 – Longford

After both technical and production difficulties, DisasterCast is returning on a regular schedule. This episode discusses the Longford Gas PlantRead more »

27 MIN2017 JUL 29
Comments
Episode 55 – Longford

Episode 54 – Stadium Disasters

33 MIN2017 JUL 29
Comments
Episode 54 – Stadium Disasters

Episode 53 – Interlocks and Quintinshill

This episode discusses interlocks in general, and also the application of interlocks to train safety. Britain's worst rail disaster, Quintinshill, is used to illustrate a common pattern in blaming lack of human vigilance and slow adoption of technology for the same accidents.

19 MIN2015 JUN 2
Comments
Episode 53 – Interlocks and Quintinshill

Episode 52 – Columbia and Cable Cars

This episode dives into the background of the Columbia Space Shuttle Disaster. It also discusses the aftermath of a US Marine Prowler hitting a cable in the Italian Alps.

20 MIN2015 APR 19
Comments
Episode 52 – Columbia and Cable Cars

Beyond Unsafe Behaviors

Ron returns to ask the question "Which causes more accidents: unsafe conditions, or unsafe behaviors?" Once he's finished unpacking the question, you still won't have an answer, but hopefully you'll have some better questions to ask.

9 MIN2015 APR 8
Comments
Beyond Unsafe Behaviors

Episode 51 – USS Iowa

This episode describes the USS Iowa explosion, the subsequent investigation, and the dangers of hindsight analysis.

23 MIN2015 APR 3
Comments
Episode 51 – USS Iowa

Stop Telling People Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

This is the third episode of Ron Gantt's "Two Cents Worth of Safety". Ron discusses the use of safety slogans, in particular the hidden messages behind the overused "Safety is Everyone's Responsibility".

7 MIN2015 MAR 25
Comments
Stop Telling People Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility

Episode 50 – Why?

This episode takes a new look at the really big safety question - "Why do accidents happen?" We discuss how different answers to this question lead to different approaches to safety, where common language hides fundamental differences in safety thought and technique.

26 MIN2015 MAR 20
Comments
Episode 50 – Why?

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