A online/desktop multi-player version is now available where Players dial into a shared online room to play cards which are dealt as normal.
Players only see their own cards and use this common ‘table’ to play games & discuss topics. There is no limit on the number of concurrent players but 8 is typically the maximum practical group size.
For example, online interactive discussions on Monitoring & Managing key Process Safety principles or indicators:
Or validating (via a simple review) of HAZOP or PHA studies by placing cards onto the ‘table’ when the LoC event has been discussed:
At the end of the review, whichever cards are left are either:
- To be discussed
- Not applicable
- Discussed but participant wasn’t paying attention
This is a public platform (customised to suit) which is accessed via a unique URL and managed by the Client.
Where corporate IT systems prevent access to sites considered to be gambling or gaming, an online whiteboard platform e.g. Miro can be used to provide similar functionality:
Online tables are explained in the following video:
Players can also use a simple random number generator to draw a card from the deck (click here to try) or we can customise an Excel based tool that can be deployed inside the organisation e.g. as part of online meetings.
This tool is explained in the following video:
Whichever platform is deployed, using the same familiar images digitally & physically ensures a common language to communicate hazard knowledge which is understandable between the ‘Board Room’ and the ‘Control Room’.
For more information please contact us.