LFB Commissioner Dany Cotton said that preparing for Grenfell would be like a space shuttle landing on the shard. This article explores why this statement is problematic.
It looks at the failures of the LFB to understand and mitigate catastrophic risk and to create a learning culture.

Transcript of Prof Torero speech – the real lesson of Grenfell. Accountability, complexity

I want to start celebrating good practice post #Grenfell. First one – Kent University have launched a Resident Fire Safety Checklist. #Firesafety #Learning

In another bizarre and ironic twist post-Grenfell, the MHCLG has issued a consultation on the proposed regulatory reform based on the Hackitt review. It calls for a stronger resident voice but fails to ensure this through the consultation process.

Grenfell Tower Interview Gill Kernick BBC R4 Today program 2 days after the Grenfell Tower Fire

It is time to move on from searching for simplistic cause/effect explanations in the context of such tragedies, begin to learn how to prevent such low probability yet high consequence events.

Dr Stan Schofield offers ways the approach taken with Piper could be applied to Grenfell. Stan spent 16 years in HSE’s Offshore Safety division in the wake of Piper Alpha.

Summary of the expert evidence heard at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry in November 2018.

Uploading a blog Martin Stanley and I wrote in September 2017. I believe this thinking will be important for Phase 2 of the Grenfell Public Inquiry.

The first submission I made to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Arguing for including the thinking of Major Accidents in understanding what happened at Grenfell.