Tips on communicating LOPA results to management
Communicate clearly and explain thoroughly
Although layers of protection analysis (LOPA) has often been
used by safety professionals for risk assessment, some managers
remain skeptical of its effectiveness. Usually, the skepticism
stems from a lack of proper information (communicated to
management) about LOPA. This skepticism is healthy and provides
a fine opportunity to safety professionals to communicate
safety to management. Consider the following incident:
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