Accident and investigation eBook deals with how a good investigation is achieved. Accident and investigation is practised art, where the investigator should investigate with a clear set of mind to determine what actually happened, why it occurred and how it would be prevented from reoccurrence.
This book helps you in knowing about the incident on an elaborate form and also to know more about the ways of investigations.Read more ...
Investigating a workplace accident is necessary to find out the reason or the cause of the accident and to prevent reoccurrence of such accidents. This is done to fulfil legal requirements, to determine the cost of accident, to determine compliance with applicable safety regulations and to process workers’ compensation claims. Incidents that involve no injury or damage should also be investigated to determine hazards that need to be corrected.
Generally, investigations should be conducted by someone who is experienced in accident causation, investigative techniques, procedures, fully knowledgeable of work processes and industrial environment of a given situation.
A trial investigation is always required where in the following processes must be conducted.