Accidents don't just happen. They're caused by a series of unsafe behaviors, steps or events.
Digging into the circumstances of an accident will help you prevent future accidents in your workplace. This will help your organization avoid unnecessary financial costs and help your employees avoid hardship.
Setting up a program
The best way to get your organization started with accident analysis is to have a program in place so you're ready to act when an accident happens. Follow these steps to help you set up your program:
Analyzing accidents after they occur
Start with SFM's accident analysis worksheet for ideas on what to look for. Then follow these four steps:
If the accident is serious or you need help investigating an accident, call your SFM claims representative or risk consultant at (952) 838-4200 or (800) 937-1181.