Accident investigation is a process of identifying the causes and contributing factors of an incident to prevent future occurrences. It involves collecting and analyzing data related to the accident, such as witness statements, photographs, and physical evidence.
Accident investigators use a variety of techniques and tools to determine what happened, including root cause analysis, fault tree analysis, and accident reconstruction.
The ultimate goal of accident investigation is to implement corrective actions to prevent similar accidents from happening again in the future.
Properly conducted accident investigations can help organizations improve safety, reduce costs, and enhance their overall performance