Using the Bowtie Method

The HSE Global Academy Bowtie course covers what bow tie diagrams are and how they are used, as well as their advantages and benefits. In the process learners gain a better understanding of how bow tie can link into their organisation’s systems and support critical risk and critical control management across their organisation.


The course is available as online self-paced training as well as on-site training

~2 hours (not including independent practice activities in the workplace)

Modules within the course are:

  • Introduction to The Bow Tie Method
  • Building a Basic Bow Tie Diagram
  • Adding Degradation Factors & Controls
  • Connecting Bow Tie Diagrams to Your Organisation’s Processes 
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