21 - 24 October, 2019 | Toronto, Ontario

Operational Excellence Week Canada Blog

Future in Focus: How CNRL is Using Innovation to Reduce Operational Cost and Risk

By: Joy Romero, Vice President of Technology & Innovation at Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL)

In the lead up to Operational Excellence Week Canada in Toronto, we caught up with Joy Romero, Vice President of Technology & Innovation at Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL). Joy provides insight into CNRL's use of 'game changing' technologies as well as their current carbon conversion initiatives. 

Learning from Human Error: How BP’s Human Performance Framework is Improving Site Safety

By: Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Manager at BP

In the lead up to Operational Excellence Week Canada, we sat down with Hugo Ashkar, Global Risk Manager at BP, to discuss his work in human performance and the role of human factors in overall risk management.

Human System Engineering: Human Factors, Procedures, and Safety Culture

By: Camille Peres, PhD, Texas A&M School of Public Health

Camille Peres, PhD, Texas A&M School of Public Health sat down with us to talk about Human System Engineering: Human Factors, Procedures, and Safety Culture.

Find out the latest research in human factors including:

  • ‘Contextual Inquiry’ and why some procedures aren’t consistently followed
  • How to properly develop and maintain effective procedural systems
  • The role of machine learning in the development of a robust system of procedures