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What is the Root Cause of Workplace Accident

This 1 minute safety training video covers: What are the factors that can contribute to an accident, how to prevent workplace accidents, how to investigate the place where an accident happens, what are the risks of improper use of equipment, what is the goal of accident investigation.This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 13 minutes full length version.

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When accidents happen, it’s important to know why. Even when the reason seems obvious, the real cause may be more complicated. That’s where accident investigation comes in. It examines the incident systematically to determine its true root causes. This information can then be used to update policies, procedures or equipment to help make sure a similar accident doesn’t occur in the future.

Atlantic Training’s Accident Investigation training program provides employees with the information that they need to understand the goals of an accident investigation, the process itself, and how they can participate in the process to help make their workplace safer. And these updated versions of the products include all-new visuals and a fresh look and feel… to engage trainees more effectively and promote better learning.

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Video Transcript

When an accident occurs it may seem that the reasons are obvious but the reality is the cause of the accident is almost always complicated than it first appears. In fact, there’s usually more than one caused some experts say that when a serious accident occurs there are often ten or more contributing factors to get at the root cause or causes, it’s important to sort to all the relevant information in methodological professional way. Permanent safety solutions can be implemented, so that similar accident don’t occur in the future.