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Accidents and investigations

Monitor the effectiveness of the measures you put in place to control the risks in your workplace. As part of your monitoring, you should investigate incidents to ensure that corrective action is taken, learning is shared and any necessary improvements are put in place.

Investigations will help you to:

Reporting incidents should not stop you from carrying out your own investigation to ensure risks in your workplace are controlled efficiently.

An investigation is not an end in itself, but the first step in preventing future adverse events that includes:

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Updated 2020-02-21