Do Workplace Accidents “Just Happen?” Using Root Cause Analysis to Improve Safety Culture
Many company managers, and even some experienced safety professionals still maintain the view that some workplace accidents ”just happen” — that not all workplace incidents are preventable, and that we therefore shouldn’t always expect to find root causes for why they occurred.
With the National Safety Council (NSC) observing June as “National Safety Month,” it’s a perfect time to take a deep dive into the philosophy behind root cause analysis, and why we should always approach workplace accidents with the expectation of finding the root causes beneath them. Head on over to our EHS.com blog to read the full article.
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