9073b4ee2bc94c3da129763a8fe07c36_Incident_investigation_learning_from_tragedy

9073b4ee2bc94c3da129763a8fe07c36_Incident_investigation_learning_from_tragedy

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Whenever an accident occurs it is important to know what happened. An incident investigation must be conducted immediately after an incident occurs. Among the tools that can be utilized during such an investigation is the guide for identifying causal factors and corrective actions. This guide can be used to identify the causative relationship to that incident (National Safety Council. 2010, pg. 143-160, 560-562). In order for us to be able to better appreciate the
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use of this guide we must make practical use of it for a particular incident. On page five hundred and sixty through five hundred and sixty two of the course text book we see an example of an incident that was occur with a tool truck driver. By using the guide for identifying causal factors and corrective actions we can conduct an incident investigation for this the example provided. What are our findings in the investigations, what are our recommended corrective actions, who was at fault, and how could this been avoided? As we begin to answer these questions, we begin to realize that incident investigation is not just about pointing the finger at the guilty party. It is about learning from tragedy so it won’t happen again. The guide for identifying causal factors and corrective actions starts off a check list of yes or no question and allows rooms for comments are the details of the accident. It also
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  • Spring '09
  • Cromwell
  • English-language films, Truck, Semi-trailer truck, Truck driver, Trucking industry in the United States, National Safety Council.

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