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Document ID (ISN)39728
CIS number 83-844
ISBN(s) 951-763-167-7
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Laitinen H.
Title Reporting noninjury accidents: a tool in accident prevention
Bibliographic information Lappeenrannan teknillimen korkeakoulu, Tuotantotalouden laitos, Lappeenranta, Finland, 1982. 12p. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract Study undertaken to find out whether a system for the voluntary reporting of non-injury accidents is useful in accident prevention work. A reporting system was set up in a 1800-worker steel plant, and 2 reporting campaigns were organised. The resulting reports on 52 non-injury accidents and 152 injury accidents were analysed. It was concluded that: the reporting system reveals particularly serious injury risks, and allows measures to be taken before injuries occur; reporting experience varies from department to department; the system highlights risks not shown in accident statistics and allows safety priorities to be modified; the system promotes personnel safety consciousness.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous occurrences; accident research; notification of occupational accidents; occupational safety
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; description of technique; analysis of accident causes; safety consciousness
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Notification of accidents and diseases
Reporting of occupational accidents
Accident research