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Incident Investigation and Prevention

Friday, November 15, 2019
Incident Investigation and Prevention

 

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Colin J. Brigham

Today I would like to talk to you about the Incident investigation. Understanding the possible causes and events leading up to an incident is critical in prevention of future incidents. Incident investigation should be conducted by individuals experienced in the operations/tasks and experienced in safety and health, along with the employees involved in the incident. Often, using an outside resource is helpful in identification of the cause(s). 1Source professionals draw on our many years of technical and management experience in incident investigation processes to help you prevent future incidents and comply with regulations, increase productivity and reduce costs.

 

If you are looking for ways to reduce the risk of injury in your workplace, let 1Source help. We can provide you with expert safety and health risk management and consulting services to identify and combat hazards that threaten your employees' safety. We are committed to helping you create and maintain a strong safety culture in your workplace which will reduce incidents along with the added benefits of cost savings and higher productivity.

 

For more information, or to set aside some time to discuss how 1Source Safety and Health can assist you, please reach out to Colin J. Brigham, CIH, CSP, CPE, CPEA, CSPHP, FAIHA at cbrigham@1ssh.com, 610.524.5525 x 24.

Sincerely,
Colin J. Brigham, CIH, CSP, CPE, CPEA, CSPHP
VP Safety Management & Ergonomics


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