Incident investigation is a central role of safety professionals and a vital process for safety management in organisations. However, despite their importance, incident investigation processes often need to be more effective as learning tools across organisations. In this article, we will explore what an effective incident investigation process looks like, the science of human factors and the theory of just culture as they relate to incident management and investigation.
Workers at the family-owned heavy haulage business employing a thirty-five-year-old man that was unfortunately killed in an accident in Henderson last Friday were all in a state of shock with the news of the death.
The recent death of Lance Corporal Mason Edwards during their team’s live-fire exercise has roused a number of speculations. Investigations have initially found the Australian Defence Force to be liable for a considerable breach of the Australian health and safety laws.