- Hardcover: 256 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 1 edition (August 15, 1994)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0471286303
- ISBN-13: 978-0471286301
- Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 3 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,955,302 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Basic Guide to Accident Investigation and Loss Control (Wiley Basic Guide Series, Volume 3) 1st Edition
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From the Back Cover
When an industrial accident occurs, who gets the job of investigation and loss control? In most businesses, its managers and line supervisors, whether or not they have any idea how to proceed. Now, theres 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
- Assembling an accident investigation kit
- Making the best use of photography
- Collecting written evidence
- Fault tree analysis
- Management Oversight and Risk Tree (MORT)
About the Author
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.