A custom matched new permit form & software program are like putting a bandaid on severed limb. The article is about a safety crisis brought on by shortage of safety personel at time when old refineries are being pushed harder than they should be.
Safety has always been about people – pushing it to front line & having people own it, having enough professionals to have eyes covering more & more danger areas. Averting safety crisis is about brain surgery on corporate management so that they swim against current on manpower reduction and wallstreet analysts to throw both money & people to correct the problem. Profits and earnings will always follow swimmers not the current floaters.