Dirty Dozen and COVID-19 Webinar

We acknowledge that staff are under significant stress due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). There are fears around maintaining personal safety whilst ensuring patient safety. Staff need to protect both themselves and their families at home. Equally, it is essential that staff feel supported in identifying risks and the potential for errors with a robust mechanism in place to reduce, eliminate or mitigate such risks.

The Human Factors 'Dirty Dozen' is a concept developed by Gordon DuPont. He described elements that can act as precursors to accidents or incidents, or influence people to make mistakes.

In this webinar we will look at ways you can identify risks or 'hot spots' in your area of work and then discuss with your team at handover and huddles and plan strategies to reduce, eliminate or mitigate the risks.