Root Cause Analysis

Root Cause Analysis

WD assists our clients in solving problems and making better decisions. Our staff provides expert training and mentoring in problem solving and causal analysis, and can supplement causal analysis teams to provide an outside perspective.

WD Associates has extensive experience in root cause analysis training and mentoring, corrective action program (CAP) implementation, and problem solving.  We provide services in the following areas:

Root Cause Analysis

WD staff are recognized industry experts in causal analysis. We provide services including training of cause analysts and management staff, mentoring, and supporting our clients by supplementing root cause teams.

Fundamentals Training

Our root cause training courses focus on the fundamentals of performing effective cause analysis and are customized to our client’s processes and procedures. Our courses are designed to provide practical, hands-on use of the fundamental root cause tools. We conduct courses to support initial qualification efforts, Just-in-time training, or refresher training.


WD Associate’s highly skilled staff provides mentoring in the area of cause analysis for our client’s root cause teams, evaluators, and management team. Our staff represents over 40 years of cause analysis experience in nuclear, fossil, oil and gas, hydro, and government organizations.

Analysis Support

In many cases, our clients need an outside perspective in evaluating important issues at their facility. Our team of highly skilled cause analysts is ready to respond to assist our clients with emergent cause analysis needs.

Corrective Action Programs (CAP)

Our staff has the expertise to help you develop, implement, and maintain a corrective action program that effectively finds and fixes problems at your facility. Our support includes assessing program performance, finding gaps, identifying solutions, and assisting in implementation of improvement to your CAP program.