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BP blames rig explosion on series of failures

In High Reliability Orgs, Patient Safety on September 8, 2010 at 12:42 pm

More support for the swiss cheese theory of accident causation and normal accident theory:

“It is evident that a series of complex events, rather than a single mistake or failure, led to the tragedy,” said Tony Hayward, BP’s departing chief executive.

Read the story on USA Today.com

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