Tragedy spurs training review
- Job Safety Analysis Its Role Today. Glenn, David D. // Professional Safety;Mar2011, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p48
The article focuses on the job safety analysis (JSA) or the job hazard analysis (JHA), which has been used for employee training, incident investigation, and hazard identification. It explores the history of JSA and its application to the causes of severe potential incidents and cost-driving...
- Boss jailed for H&S failings. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Aug2008, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p3
The article reports that Phillip Wolstenholme has been sentenced to three months in jail for not providing adequate training or equipment for the employees of his company, A1 Access Scaffolding. Injuries sustained by Wolstenholme's employees are discussed. The author notes that the unsafe...
- Finding the root causes of accidents. Goldberg, Allan T. // Occupational Hazards;Nov96, Vol. 58 Issue 11, p33
Discusses the three phases of investigating the root causes of accidents in the workplace. Duty of a safety manager; Initial response structuring; Collection of evidence and information; Determination of causes through analysis; Identification of corrective action.
- Determining the root causes of an accident. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition;May97, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p7
Discusses pointers for determining root causes of accidents in the workplace and preventing recurrences. Examination of potential factors for accidents; Examinations on specific conditions of the task involved in the accident.
- Incident investigations: Critical to the safety effort. Cantarella, Anthony // Professional Safety;Jul97, Vol. 42 Issue 7, p10
Presents information on the importance of investigating industrial accidents. Design of the accident investigation process; Factors that characterize a successful incident investigation; Persons who should form the investigations team.
- Make accident probes a standard procedure. Hager, Bill D. // San Diego Business Journal;7/3/95, Vol. 16 Issue 27, p29
Discusses reasons why workplace accident investigations should be standard procedure for all business owners and managers. What investigation involves; Intent; Guidelines from the `Loss Control Program' information kit; Follow-through; Benefits of investigations.
- Thorough accident investigations. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition;Aug97, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p7
Suggests steps to take when investigating accidents in the workplace. Gathering of evidence; Identification of contributing factors; Interview of victim and observers to get the facts of the incident; Making notes of observations and conclusions.
- Accident investigation: Back to reality. Sorrell, Larry W. // Occupational Hazards;Sep98, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p39
Discusses the issues regarding the investigation of occupational accidents. What are some of the consequences of not investigating an accident; Reasons identified for carrying out an investigation of an accident; Importance of having the correct definition of various terms used safety...
- NEW TYPE OF RAIL FATIGUE STUDIED IN BRITISH ACCIDENT. Reina, Peter // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/20/2000, Vol. 245 Issue 20, p17
Focuses on the investigation of the passenger-train derailment in Great Britain. Information on the type of rail failure called gauge corner cracking; Composition of the task force investigating the accident; Rail breaks record of Railtrack PLC.