Instant Investigation and Accident Prevention Quiz

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According to the video, what is required if an injury occurs within normal business hours?

A written report

According to the video, when should the required parties be notified if an injury occurs after normal business hours and does not have the severity to prompt an immediate notification?

The next business day

what is an example of a situation that would prompt an immediate notification?

An injury that requires transportation to a medical facility

According to the text, when can questions and constructive feedback be asked or given?

Anytime

Accidents are events that disrupt the work process and cause injury to people.

Accidents are events that result in injury, while incidents have the potential to result in injury.

Thorough investigation of incidents can help prevent future accidents and injuries.

Incidents can provide valuable information to prevent future accidents.

The three classifications for accident causes are direct cause, indirect cause, and root cause.

Direct cause, indirect cause, and immediate cause.

Thorough accident investigations aim to determine the what, how, and why of an event.

To determine the underlying causes of an event.

Root cause analysis is important to identify underlying or systemic causes of incidents.

To identify underlying or systemic causes of incidents.

Study Notes

Training on Instant Investigation and Accident Prevention

  • Accidents are unplanned and unwanted events that disrupt the work process and cause injury to people.

  • Incidents are unplanned or unwanted events that have the potential to result in injury or harm.

  • 75% of workplace accidents are forecasted by incidents or near misses.

  • Thorough investigation of incidents can help prevent future accidents and injuries.

  • The three classifications for accident causes are direct cause, indirect cause, and root cause.

  • Direct causes include hazardous conditions, indirect causes include unsafe practices or behaviors, and root causes include policies, decisions, personal factors, and environmental factors.

  • Thorough accident investigations aim to determine the what, how, and why of an event, identify the root cause, and develop corrective actions.

  • Accident investigations should begin immediately after the incident to ensure accurate information is obtained and evidence is preserved.

  • Incident investigations should include surveying the scene, collecting evidence, analyzing data, determining causes, and developing corrective actions.

  • Root cause analysis is important to identify underlying or systemic causes of incidents and prevent similar events from occurring again.

  • Two root cause problem-solving methods discussed are the Five Whys and the Event Tree.

  • Documentation and reporting steps include legal investigation forms, internal investigation forms, and internal communication PowerPoint presentations.Workplace Injury and Notification Process

  • The PowerPoint document provides a notification of a workplace injury incident.

  • The incident involved an employee getting hurt on a piece of equipment, specifically a plastic sleeve being cut using a lathe.

  • The injury resulted in the employee's left index finger being struck by a sharp jagged piece of the plastic sleeve.

  • The plastic sleeve was being cut to meet length specifications.

  • The lathe did not have a guard installed over the chuck, which contributed to the incident.

  • The employee had developed a metal pipe to secure the plastic sleeve in the lathe, but it was not suitable for this specific size of sleeve.

  • The employee's finger was amputated between the first and second knuckle.

  • The injury was reported to North Carolina OSHA within the required reporting period.

  • The lathe was taken out of service and alternative methods were found to accomplish the required work.

  • OSHA has specific requirements for reporting workplace injuries, including fatalities, severe injuries, hospitalizations, amputations, and loss of an eye.

  • The business name, names of affected employees, location, time, and a brief description of the event must be provided when reporting to OSHA.

  • The corporate safety engineers and the vice-president of the division must be notified immediately of any recordable injury, regardless of severity.

Test your knowledge on instant investigation and accident prevention with this quiz. Learn about the importance of thorough accident investigations, root cause analysis, and proper documentation and reporting procedures.

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