Despite the best of planning, preparation and procedures, things have a habit of changing. Many incident investigations often state a lack of management of change as a leading factor, and often the hardest part is recognising a change has occurred.
By remaining alert to changes – however minor they may seem, risk-assessing the changes and referring to management and/or client approvals for any deviations we can all help safely navigate our way around an ever-changing work environment. Don’t forget the importance of communication and involving all relevant personnel, including third parties.
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