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Basic Guide to Accident Investigation and Loss Control. Wiley Basic Guide Series

  • ID: 2220180
  • August 1994
  • 256 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

When an industrial accident occurs, who gets the job of investigation and loss control? In most businesses, it's managers and line supervisors, whether or not they have any idea how to proceed. Now, there's a ready-to-use guide to organizing and conducting accident investigations: Basic Guide to Accident Investigation and Loss Control The most important objective in accident investigation is not to establish blame, but to reveal cause and prevent recurrence. Basic Guide to Accident Investigation and Loss Control uses a cause-and-prevention approach to help you start with the most productive strategy, and finish with the most usable results. Case studies are included to present real-world applications of the principles and techniques of modern accident investigation. This vital resource gives you a brief grounding in the principles of accident investigation, plus how-to instructions for every step of the job:
- Initial response and public relations
- Choosing investigators
- Interviewing witnesses
- Documenting the scene
The book shows you all the tools and techniques of the trade, with full chapters on:
- Assembling an accident investigation kit
- Making the best READ MORE >


Principles of Investigation and Loss Control.

Responsibilities in the Investigation Process.

Investigation Planning and Preparation.

Accident Response Actions.

The Human Element.


The Accident Investigation Kit.

Photography in Accident Investigation.

Collection and Examination of Records.

Maps, Sketches, and Drawings.

System Safety Applications.





About the Author Jeffrey W. Vincoli is a Certified Safety Professional, a Certified Hazard Control Manager, and a WSO-Certified Safety Specialist who has worked in our nation's missile, space, and strategic defense programs for more than a dozen years in the areas of occupational safety and health, systems safety, and environmental compliance. He also provides these services as an independent private consultant. He is the author of Basic Guide to System Safety and Basic Guide to Environmental Compliance, both published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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