What is Root Cause Analysis

This 2 minutes safety training video covers: How to properly determine the cause of an accident, what are the contributing factors of an accident, what is the purpose of root cause analysis, how to properly perform root cause analysis, what are the relevant information to a root cause analysis.

Video Transcript

The biggest benefit of incident investigation is protecting and even saving lives. Being thorough in your investigation is part of your commitment to safety. There are other benefits too by preventing future incident and prevent disruptions to operations and productivity, you’ll avoid the significant costs of another accident. Finally, a thorough investigation should help you identify and improve factors that contributed to the incident. Accident investigation is problem solving, you have to define the problem, pinpoint the causes of the problem and then find solutions to prevent reoccurrence.