When things go wrong – the human touch

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When things go wrong – the human touch; with Dawn Childs on Wed 11 September. Doors open 7:15, talk starts 8:00pm
In this presentation I will look at three case studies of significant events that I have worked through or where I have dealt with the recovery and investigation. I will review the causation of these accidents/incidents and in particular identify the human element within the chain of events to understand if they could have been prevented. I will describe the changes that have been made to avoid reoccurrence.
Dawn Childs MA MBA BEng CEng FICE FIMechE FRAeS FWES is the Group Engineering Director for Merlin Entertainments with responsibility for engineering delivery, standards, practices and processes of the worldwide portfolio of more than 120 theme parks, resorts and attractions. Prior to Merlin she was the engineering lead at Gatwick Airport and served as an engineering officer in the Royal Air Force for over 20 years. She is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor for aviation and also holds several non-executive positions as the President of the Women’s Engineering Society and a Trustee for World Skills UK.
2019 marks the centenary of the Women’s Engineering Society.