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Document ID (ISN)47741
CIS number 87-474
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hendrick K., Benner L.
Title Investigating accidents with STEP
Bibliographic information Marcel Dekker Journals, Inc., 270 Madison Ave., New York, NY 10016, USA, 1987. Vol.13, 480p. Illus. Bibl.
Abstract Chapters of this book cover: a new approach to accident investigation, STEP (Sequential Timed Events Plotting) procedures (the changing work of accident investigation, thinking about accidents and their investigation, concepts for investigation); conducting a STEP investigation (starting accident investigation tasks, field investigation procedures, acquiring accident data, completing field investigation tasks); achieving 90% safety improvement (learning from accidents, developing safety recommendations, preparing recommendations for action, producing investigation reports); the organisational environment of accident investigation (support for accident action programmes, the accident action programme, planning and investigation, investigation afflictions and antidotes).
Descriptors (primary) analysis of accident causes; safety programmes; accident research
Descriptors (secondary) notification of occupational accidents; description of technique; safety service records; accident investigation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Safety programmes
Accident research