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These are all questions that should be asked when selecting an individual or team to carry out accident investigation.
Although accidents may occur infrequently within your organisation, it is important to have a competent person in place with the correct workplace knowledge to carry out the investigation in the event of an accident.
The below steps may help you have a better understanding of the process to follow when accidents happen.
Remember accident investigation is not about placing blame, it is about finding out what went wrong and why. It is also about preventing the same accident or incident recurring in the future.
Step 1) Make sure any injured parties are taken care of immediately.
Step 2) Maintain the scene.
Step 3) Report the accident.
Step 4) Assemble and accident investigation team.
Step 5) Decide the appropriate level of investigation
Step 6) Investigate using a structured approach.
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