The Barrier Systematic Cause Analysis Technique (BSCAT) is investigation approach that combines a
management system root cause technique with barrier-based risk assessment, the bow tie method, allowing
identification of deficiencies to both, as well as direct improvement actions to the management system and
to the risk assessment.
This primer on BSCAT incident investigation approach identifies main investigation elements and describes how this method has been implemented in Galiot SMS
A Primer on BSCAT Incident Investigation Method