Accidents happen, we can reduce how often and how serious they can be but even with the application of health and safety best practice, they will always happen.
However, we can always learn from them. Ebison Safety Solution can help you with impartial investigations to help you understand how and why and accident occurred and how best to avoid similar situations in the future.
We can help you answer the all-important questions that arise for any business after an accident occurs.
- Why did the accident happen?
- What could have been done differently?
- Was there a breach of statutory duty?
- Where, if any, fault lies?
- The likelihood of a claim arising?
- Is there a training issue?
- What can be changed to avoid a similar situation?
- What lessons can be learnt?
A common assumption is that accident investigations are only required if someone is killed or seriously injured. However, any event that causes harm, has the potential to cause harm or damages business productivity could benefit from investigation e.g. scaffolding collapsing due to weather, a piece of equipment being seriously damaged.
Accident investigation is not primarily about apportioning blame, it is about establishing why an accident happened and how to avoid it in the future. There may be occasions where fault is determined and can be handled separately.
Ebison Safety Solutions guarantee impartiality in investigating an accident and identifying the key lessons to help you reduce the likelihood of reoccurrence.