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How to Conduct an Accident Investigation

Author: Leanne Coffman

Even in the most robust workplace safety environment, accidents, injuries and unsafe practices can occur. Devastating injuries or serious property damage can quickly result from a single careless act or unsafe event. However, most frequently, unsafe occurrences in the workplace appear very insignificant. Minor events might prompt only a brief halt in operations and may be so trivial in outcome that no property damage or injury occurs.