Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Sign In
Sign In

Forgot your password?

Haven't registered yet?

Breaking News
News & Press: Daily Updates

The Importance of Root Cause Analysis During Incident Investigation

Monday, October 03, 2016   (0 Comments)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) urge employers (owners and operators) to conduct a root cause analysis following an incident or near miss at a facility.1 A root cause is a fundamental, underlying, system-related reason why an incident occurred that identifies one or more correctable system failures.2 By conducting a root cause analysis and addressing root causes, an employer may be able to substantially or completely prevent the same or a similar incident from recurring.


OSAP Disclaimer | Please notify our webmaster of any problems with this website.
OSAP thanks its Super Sponsors for their support in 2016. Sponsorship does not imply endorsement by OSAP of a company's products or services.