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In memory… The Lakanal House Fire

On 3 July 2009, 3 week old Michelle Udooka died with her mother, Helen, in the Lakanal House Fire. Lessons were not leaarned and on 14 June 2017, the youngest victim t Grenfell was Logan Isaac Gomes, still-born at seven months.

In memory… The Lakanal House Fire

20 day old Michelle Udoak died in the Lakanal House Fire, 12 years ago. We did not learn from it.
Four years ago, the youngest victim at Grenfell was Logan Isaac Gomez, still-born at seven months.

Grenfell – Creating a bias toward safety: Practical lessons for change from Piper Alpha

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.

Grenfell – Are firefighters to blame? Understanding human error

We cannot allow firefighters to be blamed for actions whilst those with accountability at senior levels in the fire brigade, government and contracting firms ‘seek refuge in a judicial cocoon’.

Grenfell Tower Inquiry

Submission to the Grenfell Tower Inquiry: including the thinking and learning from Major Accidents

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