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Bowtie Master – Check out the Latest Features

The latest round of features aims to streamline the way you build and maintain bowtie diagrams on Bowtie Master. Save as a template This feature allows you to save a diagram for a specific hazard as a template. This template can be used by multiple users when risk assessing the same hazard for a similar operation – all they need to do is ensure the threats, consequences, barriers and metadata are valid for their operation. Not only does this save time, but it will also standardise the bowtie diagram terminology and approach used across your operations. Drag and drop The

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The Bowtie Method: 10 Golden Rules for Building Better Bowtie Diagrams

The following ten ‘Golden Rules’ provide practical guidance for developing effective bowtie diagrams bringing some consistency into the bowtie development process. Know from the start what you want to achieve with the bowtie since this will affect how you approach the exercise (have a look at our resource for additional uses of bowtie diagrams) In general, bowtie diagrams are not quantified and their primary purpose is to represent hazard management arrangements The ‘top event’ represents the point at which control of the hazard is lost Threats are states, conditions or occurrences which could lead directly to a top event Consequences are

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