This paper aims to illustrate the crucial importance of developing a checklist culture to identify...
As a former Marine aviator and commercial airline pilot, I find myself in a new and exciting industry with cutting-edge technologies that rival sending astronauts into space. When I first started the journey into helping oilmen reduce human error, I asked myself, "What in the world can a marine pilot teach crews on an oil rig?" What I found was amazing. The battles that the industry is fighting are the exact same battles with which we perpetually struggle in the Marine Corps and in aviation. We are all in an endless war against human error.
Force preservation is as essential in the drilling world as it is in the Marine Corps. However, preventing human error is not just related to safety: while people are always our most valuable resource, human error consumes other valuable resources and is the perpetual enemy of precision and efficiency.
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