February 2013 Chapter Meeting

  • 26 Feb 2013
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Benjamin Moore, 360 US Route 206, Flanders NJ 07836


  • For active members in good standing.
  • Open to any full-time student and to hazmat professionals not currently employed.
    Students please bring your student ID to the meeting.
    Others, please bring a copy of your current resume.

Registration is closed

February 2013 Chapter Meeting

Root Cause Analysis

For the February meeting, Dana D. Barclay will offer a presentation on root cause analysis as well as a tour of the Benjamin Moore Labs in Flanders, NJ.


5:00    Registration
5:30    Introduction to Benjamin Moore – Barry Weissman
5:40    Tour Benjamin Moore Labs
6:30    Dinner & Business Meeting
7:15    Technical Presentation - Root Cause Analysis using the TapRooT® System (Dana Barclay)

The TapRooT® System is based on advanced, proven human performance and equipment reliability technology. This knowledge was built into the TapRooT® System so that every person investigating problems can take advantage of the knowledge of experts without having to spend years studying human and equipment performance.

TapRooT® is a systematic process, software, and training for finding the real root causes of problems. It is used by leading companies around the world to investigate and fix the root causes of major accidents, everyday incidents, minor near-misses, quality issues, human errors, maintenance problems, medical mistakes, productivity issues, manufacturing mistakes, environmental releases … in other words, all types of mission-critical problems.

About the Speaker

Dana D. Barclay is President of Dana D. Barclay, Ltd.  Dana has 15 years in the fields of safety/security, accident reconstruction, and systems/safety management and training. 

He served in US Navy for 21 years with various responsibilities including: Fleet Squadron Aviator (Navy Fighters), Flight Instructor, Naval Postgraduate School Military Professor teaching Aviation Safety Programs.  Participated in the NASA sponsored investigation of the Challenger Space Shuttle Accident.  Author of various books - Mishap Investigation Event Sequence Handbook (1990) and Guide to Extreme Cold Weather Operations (1986) to name a few.  Participated in hundreds of incident investigations in the last 29 years and over the past 15 years conducted over 350 Incident Investigation/Evidence Gathering courses for the US Navy, US Marine Corps and in the private sector worldwide.

Dana’s education includes two (2) degrees - BS Botany/minor Chemistry, University of Rhode Island (1970) and MS Safety and Systems Management, University of Southern California (1987).


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