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This Procedure describes how we carry out investigations into work-related incidents that have resulted in death, physical injury, occupational disease or dangerous occurrences. The purpose of an investigation is to find out what happened in an incident, and why, and to take enforcement action, where appropriate, that accords with the principles of HSE’s Enforcement Policy Statement.

Updated 2015-12-15