Kansas City: Death by Design

United States worst accidental structural disaster.

This is one of the 10 DVDs in the acclaimed BBC series now available in a totally new format with expert training support material.

The worst accidental structural disaster in the United States occurred in a Kansas City hotel in 1981 when a set of suspended walkways collapsed.  This workshop details the causal events, from the design flaws to the problems experienced by the emergency services, all adding up to 200 injuries and 114 deaths.

Watch a 17 minute video trailer overview of the BBC Disaster Series.
 
 
Location - USA


 

Kansas City: Death by Desgn  is used by hundreds of organisations world wide including:

Exxon Mobil • BP • Meddimune • Evonik • Subsea 7 • Cargill • RAF • Maersk • Chevron Texaco • Eurocontrol • Qatar Petroleum  and many more in all industry sectors.
 

 
 

Watch full DVDs online at your desktop. It's easy, convenient and free.

 

Sample study guide

 

Training package includes:

Each easy to understand workshop in the series can be run by facilitators even with minimal experience in presenting training courses.  In addition, tips and guidelines are included to help facilitators with every aspect of the workshop. 
 
  • DVD - duration 30 minutes
  • Facilitator's Guide including Facilitator's Checklist
  • Facilitator's Slide Guide
  • Participant's Handouts
  • PowerPoint Presentation
The workshops for each DVD allows for a highly interactive learning environment in which participants undertake detailed Pre-event and Post-event analysis of each disaster.  This means they not only listen, but apply the lessons learned, in order to formulate solutions specific to their own workplace: they not only learn what went wrong, but how it could have been avoided.
 

Flexible delivery formats

 
BBC Disaster Series
The 10 part BBC Disaster Series examines case studies of major disasters from around the world from various industries such as oil and gas, transport, aviation, aeronautics, chemical manufacturing and hospitality.  Read more
 

Price

Each. UK: £395. Australia: $595 plus GST. USA:  US$495

     

Series of 10. UK:  £2690. Australia $3395 Plus GST. USA:  US$2695

 

Related Products