Exam Topic Areas

Accident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis

"Root causes often relate to the management system. They may be due to management's policies and procedures, supervision and its effectiveness, or training. Root causes are those which would effect permanent results when corrected. They are those weaknesses which not only affect the single accident being investigated, but also might affect many other future accidents and operational problems." — Safety Management : A Human Approach, Dan Petersen, ASSE Pub.

Practice quizzes contain questions from this topic. Thirty- and 100-question exams contain questions from multiple topic areas.

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30-Question Practice Exams - 1 2 3

150-Question Practice Exams - 1 2 3 4 5 6

References & Notes -

  1. Hazard Identification and Control Basics
  2. Incident/Accident Analysis
  3. Accident Investigation Procedures
  4. Tools For Safety and Health Program Analysis
  5. Evaluating Your Safety and Health Program
  6. Hazard Analysis Basics
  7. The Five Whys Technique
  8. Creating a Simplified Fault Tree for Root Cause Analysis
  9. Event and Causal Factor Charting


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