Root Cause / Cause Analysis
WD Associates provides highly experienced industry personnel to perform Root Cause / Cause Analysis services for significant events that have occurred at your facility. In addition, WD performs independent reviews and provides oversight and mentoring of the development and implementation of effective actions at your facility to aid in ensuring performance problems and gaps are identified before they result in a loss of production, regulatory compliance issues or personnel injuries.
Root Cause / Cause Analysis services include:
Corrective Action Program (CAP) development and Implementation
Root Cause Analysis Team support
Independent Reviews of Cause Analysis
Major equipment failures investigations
Severe personnel injury/fatality investigations
Training and Mentoring leaders in Performance Improvement and CAP
Assessments / Inspection Support
WD Associates provides highly experienced industry personnel to assist clients in performing assessments/inspections at your facility; we also perform independent reviews of assessments/inspections as requested. In addition, WD develop assessment programs to enable clients in identifying performance gaps and operational vulnerabilities at your facility.
Assessments / Inspection Support services include:
CAP Program Effectiveness Assessments
Training Program Assessments
Safety Program Assessments
NRC IP 95001/95002/95003 Support
NERC Assessment support
NERC Cold Weather Assessments
Vegetation management safety event analysis
Plant Operational Performance & Material Condition Assessments
Performance Improvement Mentoring and Support
WD Associates provides highly experienced personnel to help clients become more effective in solving problems ranging from targeting fixes for specific problems to overall integrated organizational improvements.
Performance Improvement / Mentoring and Support services include:
Development and implementation of continuous improvement activities
Support for analysis and resolution of performance gaps
Performance Assessment Mentoring and Support
Analysis of Safety Culture issues
Organizational Effectiveness Assessments
US Navy Veteran
Commercial Nuclear Industry experience from 1983 to present:
· Equipment Operator / NRC Licensed Reactor Operator / Senior Reactor Operator Certification
· Classroom Training Instructor / Senior Simulator Floor Instructor
WD Associates Inc. from 1998 to present:
· Manager Training and Development: responsible for develop of WD capabilities in the area of Training, including operations, maintenance, and other technical training services.
· Root Cause Evaluation Qualified
· Station Recovery experience - NRC 95001 and 95002 inspections
WD Associates is a continuous improvement company that helps our clients improve performance through Training and Cause Analysis.