Nippin Anand Masterclass Series

01/07/2020 08:30am to 10:30am

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The five online workshops will run on Wednesday mornings throughout July. Your ticket gives you access to all five sessions

Learning from Accidents: The Costa Concordia Case

On the 13th January 2012, the luxury passenger ship Costa Concordia collided with rocks and capsized off the island of Giglio in Italy resulting in a loss of 32 lives.

To the media of the day it became a tale of fate, intrigue, heroes and villans.

Why should this story matter to anyone?

Many of us working across safety critical industries are becoming increasingly interested in understanding the role of human factors in aligning safety and well-being with our business objectives. Each day we are being confronted with new ideas, theories and frameworks. A growing body of knowledge is pulling us in different directions:

and so on. With these emerging concepts comes a new vocabulary that is not always easy to understand let alone relate to and put this into practice.

The Costa Concordia case is organised as a comprehensive human story of an accident. The five workshops will immerse you in the emerging concepts in safety sciences and, by the end, you will have accomplished a course in contemporary safety covering a broad syllabus. Throughout the five sessions, there will be ample opportunity to reflect on your experience and relate with the case.


Nippin Anand is a licensed Master Mariner and a social scientist with more than two decades work experience in the maritime, oil and gas sector that spans hands-on operations, academic research, consultancy, and certification and regulation.

He is an internationally recognised specialist in human factors and safety management and his mission is to help people link theory and practice.


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