What is the Purpose of Accident Investigation

This 1 minute safety training video covers: What is an accident investigation, how to prevent workplace accidents, what are the causes of workplace accidents, what is the importance of accident investigation.

Video Transcript

Why should you even take time to investigate an incident, after all your time is money and finding out the fact of an accident certainly takes time. But wen your priority is people, the reason for investigating is that you care about them and it is not just accepted for anyone to be hurt you do it because you care. The purpose of incident investigation is not to find out whose to blame, it is to discover factors that contributed to the incident and to ensure that they are corrected. If you don’t address all of the factors then the time you save by not being thorough in your investigation will be stand later dealing with another similar incident and at the risks of another person’s valuable life.