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RCat Root Cause Analysis and Techniques

Training Package including lesson plans

  Performance Management Skills  

RCAT™ - Root Cause Analysis Technique LEADER'S GUIDE

Designed for in-house training, this leader’s guide includes all you need to train your front-line supervisors in RCat™in a 4-6 hour session.

It is widely agreed that one of the core elements of any top-notch safety and loss control program is effective accident/incident investigations. RCat™ is a valuable tool to help an organization break the cycle of ineffective investigations and repeat accidents. It is designed to help an investigation team, or individual investigators “cover all the bases” as they analyze the causes of the accident or incident. RCat™ makes use of two simple tools:

RCat™ Chart – a detailed chart/map linking incidents to their immediate, root (or underlying) causes, and the inadequate controls which led to the problem.

RCat™ Worksheet – designed to be used with the chart, the worksheet is used to record the results of the analysis and ensure that all causes are identified and that appropriate controls are recommended.

With these tools, investigators can be quickly trained to analyze accidents and near-miss incidents effectively. The end result is that they get beyond the symptoms and to the real, root causes of the problem.

The RCat™ – Leader’s Guide includes:

  • Lesson plans for a 4-6 hour workshop
  • Participant handout ready for reproduction
  • B&W transparency masters
  • 10 Investigation forms
  • 10 RCat™ Charts
  • 10 RCat™ Worksheets.

Additional Charts and Worksheets can be purchased separately.

Price: $229.00 plus shipping and handling

To order call 770-466-5113.

   Additional charts & worksheets, when purchased with the Leader’s Guide   

RCat™ Chart: An 18 by 24 inch color-coded chart used to guide investigation teams/individuals through the analysis process. The detailed chart shows the five steps linking incidents to their immediate, root (or underlying) causes, and the inadequate controls which led to the problem. Charts are available in paper copy only or laminated for use with erasable markers.

RCat™ Chart (folded paper) - Shipping & handling is additional

1-10 copies $8.00 ea

11-25 copies $7.50 ea

26 or more $7.00 ea

RCat™ Chart (laminated copies) plus S&H

1-5 copies $15.00 each

6-12 copies $14.75 each

26 or more $13.95 each

RCat™ Worksheet: Designed to be used with the chart, the worksheet is used to record the results of the analysis and ensure that all causes are identified and that appropriate controls are recommended.

RCat™ Worksheets - Shipping and handling is additional

1- 10 copies $1.75 ea

11-25 copies $1.65 ea

26 or more $1.49 ea

RCat™ Train-the-Trainer course available to help get your program going! Call 770-466-5113 for details.