News from SSI

SSI Appointed to IPLOCA HSE Committee

On 28th October 2019, SSI Group was appointed to sit on the IPLOCA HSE Committee to provide specialist risk management and medical safety support to the Board and its members. Further to SSI and IPLOCA's signing of a five-year Alliance Agreement in July this...

Travelling to Somalia: why armed protection is mandatory

Travelling to Somalia and within the country is incredibly dangerous and should never be done without armed security. As one of the most hostile countries in the world, overcome with a developing history of civil war, terrorism and famine, it is paramount that any...

SSI RM Signs 5 Year Alliance Agreement with IPLOCA

On 24thJuly 2019, SSI RM signed a five-year Alliance Agreement with IPLOCA, becoming an Allied Institution in conjunction with sitting on the IPLOCA HSE committee. IPLOCA is an association made up of over 250 members that provides a platform to share ideas, network...

Doing Everything Right, But Still Getting It Wrong

Introduction This case study introduces the next course in the SSI RM Academy Risk Management Series, 'Level II - Building a Risk Management Capability'. It is a cautionary tale of what happens when a risk management process operates inside an organisation (doing...

Risk Management, Whose Responsibility Is It?

Introduction In this post we explore some of the risk management roles in an organisation, how these roles implement the risk management process and how they relate to each other. Risk Committee The Risk Committee is the senior risk management body in an organisation...

What Risks Should You Manage?

Introduction Hazards, and the risks that arise from them, are around us all the time. There are so many risks that if we stopped and thought about it we could be overwhelmed. It is simply not possible to manage all the risks facing an organisation but neither is it...

The Risk Management Process

Introduction An effective risk management process provides a dynamic, robust and responsive approach to the protection of things of value from harm. To that end the standard risk management process has five stages (each of these stages has associated processes and...

Why Risk Management Matters

Introduction Hazards are everywhere. Hazards to our health and wellbeing, hazards to our finances, hazards to our hopes and dreams, and that is just at the individual level. The organisations we work for all face their own hazards of a financial, strategic,...