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Causality

Chain of Events. Cause and Effect. We analyse what went right and what went wrong as we discover that many outcomes can be predicted, planned for and even prevented.


Welcome to Causality


10th October 2015

Causality is my (John Chidgey) solo podcast that dives into the details of the cause and effects of disasters, serious incidents and accidents that could have been prevented.

I’ve always been fascinated by cause and effect, fault tree analysis, failure prediction and learning from history, and inspired by the response to Episode 11 of Pragmatic I’m excited to tackle…more...

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Episode 7: Piper Alpha


12th February 2016

The Piper Oil field in the North Sea became the site of one of the worst Offshore Oil Rig disasters in history when Piper Platform Alpha went up in flames.

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Episode 6: Amagasaki


29th January 2016

The Amagasaki rail crash was entirely caused by human error but was it a fear of punishment by the company that was ultimately the cause.

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Episode 5: Maccabiah


24th December 2015

The 15th Maccabiah Games in 1997 had a temporary bridge for the opening ceremony. The world was shocked when it failed and it did so on every level.

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Episode 4: Titanic


12th December 2015

The Titanic famously sank on her maiden voyage with a huge loss of life. No ship is unsinkable.

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Shopi:

Shopi is a collaborative shopping list app that’s simple and easy to use with great features like pocket-lock, smart ordering and real-time collaborative updating. A shopping list is a special To Do list and Shopi addresses that use case very well. It’s ad-free for the first month so why not check it out.


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Episode 3: Fukushima


14th November 2015

What went wrong with Fukushima 1 Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in 2011.

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Extrasensory Devices are an innovative company based in Palo Alto, California and they’ve recently released their all new Luxi For All: an incident light meter attachment for your smartphone or tablet. Taking better pictures starts with your Luxi.


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Extrasensory Devices are an innovative company based in Palo Alto, California and they’ve recently released their all new Luxi For All: an incident light meter attachment for your smartphone or tablet. Taking better pictures starts with your Luxi.


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Episode 2: Don’t Roll On Me


31st October 2015

Roll cages in cars are supposed to improve safety but do they actually cause the problem they're trying to protect you from?

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Extrasensory Devices:

Extrasensory Devices are an innovative company based in Palo Alto, California and they’ve recently released their all new Luxi For All: an incident light meter attachment for your smartphone or tablet. Taking better pictures starts with your Luxi.


Visit esdevices.com/engineered and use the Coupon Code ENGINEERED for 15% off the total price of your order.

Extrasensory Devices:

Extrasensory Devices are an innovative company based in Palo Alto, California and they’ve recently released their all new Luxi For All: an incident light meter attachment for your smartphone or tablet. Taking better pictures starts with your Luxi.


Visit esdevices.com/engineered and use the Coupon Code ENGINEERED for 15% off the total price of your order.
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Episode 1: BP Texas City


16th October 2015

The BP Texas City Oil Refinery disaster in 2005 shocked the world. With safe-guards in place and lost-time injury rates so low, how could so many people be killed in a wholly preventable disaster?

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Extrasensory Devices are an innovative company based in Palo Alto, California and they’ve recently released their all new Luxi For All: an incident light meter attachment for your smartphone or tablet. Taking better pictures starts with your Luxi.


Visit esdevices.com/engineered and use the Coupon Code ENGINEERED for 15% off the total price of your order.

Extrasensory Devices:

Extrasensory Devices are an innovative company based in Palo Alto, California and they’ve recently released their all new Luxi For All: an incident light meter attachment for your smartphone or tablet. Taking better pictures starts with your Luxi.


Visit esdevices.com/engineered and use the Coupon Code ENGINEERED for 15% off the total price of your order.