The charts below were developed from data from the following sources and aligns factors which contributed to the incidents to the 20 Elements and 4 Pillars of the CCPS Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS) framework:

The IChemE Safety & Loss Prevention Special Interest Group has developed a Lessons Learned Database which is summarised in an infographic which provides an overview of the main root causes of each incident and enables the user to quickly identify which incidents share common root causes across multiple process industry sectors.

The root causes are analysed below:

Root cause factors are summarised as follows:

Further analysis is ongoing and will be published in the near future