Did you know that the HSE estimate the costs of accidents to be 10x the insurance premium paid?
If done properly, accident investigation can help businesses to identify and understand the real causes of accidents. This helps to reduce the chances of the same thing happening again and in so doing reduces the considerable costs associated with accidents. Accident investigations also help to engage workers from across the organisation in health and safety matters and foster a better and more productive organisational culture.
Our brief guide sets out some of the key points to be considered when conducting an investigation and serves as a useful reminder.