The RSSB Podcast

When the Rules Don't Apply—The G-FORCE Tool in the Control Centre

September 09, 2021 RSSB Season 1 Episode 25
The RSSB Podcast
When the Rules Don't Apply—The G-FORCE Tool in the Control Centre
Show Notes

In this episode Patrick Allinson, Operations Control Manager at Great Western Railway, talks about his experience of the G-FORCE Tool. Used in the GWR control centre for nearly 12 months, Patrick talks about his experience and some of the incidents when G-FORCE has been used to speed decision making.

01:39 About Patrick.

02:30 How decision making is handled.

03:49 Who has used the tool and who could use G-FORCE in future.

05:12 When and how G-FORCE might be used, and when it should not, with some examples .

09:10 Why Patrick feels the industry needs G-FORCE and the benefits that it can bring.

Resources mentioned in this episode:

G-FORCE: A Model to Improve Decision-Making Capability https://www.rssb.co.uk/safety-and-health/improving-safety-health-and-wellbeing/understanding-human-factors/operational-decision-making/gforce-a-model-to-improve-decision-making-capability 

Related resources:

You can find all the G-FORCE-related resources from this RSSB web page: https://www.rssb.co.uk/search#search-results_e=0&search-results_q=G-Force