So in Canada when you have a work place incident are you applying to your event the standard under the CSA and now that standard is being upgraded to Z1005 CSA!
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This Standard specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety incident investigation and prevention program (IIPP) that identifies
a) general program requirements including
i) management commitment;
ii) an incident investigation and prevention policy;
iii) a commitment to worker participation;
v) documentation; and
vi) investigation initiation criteria;
b) pre-incident program planning including
i) initial response planning;
ii) resource planning;
iii) roles and responsibilities;
iv) training and competence of the investigation team;
v) psychological injury prevention and critical incident stress management;
vi) internal and external communications, coordination and notifications;
vii) scene control;
viii) hazard identification and risk assessment;
ix) data collection, preservation and analysis; and
c) conducting incident investigations including
i) determining initial response and investigation scope;
ii) resource deployment, communications and scene management;
iii) investigation team selection and coordination;
iv) investigative principles;
v) developing the incident investigation plan;
vi) pre, ongoing and post investigation risk assessments;
vii) witness management and support;
viii) data preservation; and
ix) developing findings; and
d) post investigative activities including
i) establishment of mitigation action plan;
iii) development and implementation of findings and corrective actions;
iv) identification of additional prevention activities;
v) verification and validation of corrective actions; and
vi) continual improvement.
This Standard lays out a framework for the creation and maintenance of an incident investigation and prevention program (IIPP) that can be incorporated within an existing Occupational Health and Safety management system, or used independently by an organization to proactively and systematically plan for and respond to incident investigations.
Clause 4 specifies the program elements for a comprehensive incident investigation and prevention management program.
Clauses 5 lays out the requirements for an pre-planning framework for incident investigation to ensure a proactive and prepared approach to incident investigations.
Clause 6 and 7 specify requirements for conducting incident investigations and include requirements for incorporation of a prevention focus.
Clauses 8, 9 and 10 specify requirements related to corrective actions, reviews, and continual improvement. These activities help ensure worker safety and facilitate continual improvement of an incident investigation and prevention management program. See Figure 1.
Informative Annexes A through I provide guidance on how to implement this Standard’s requirements.
This Standard refers to the following publications, and where such reference is made, it shall be to the edition listed below, including all amendments published thereto.
Occupational health and safety management
Occupational health and safety — Hazard Identification and elimination and risk assessment and control
Psychological health and safety in the workplace – Prevention, promotion, and guidance to staged implementation
CSA-Z1010 (under development)
Management of work in extreme conditions
Emergency and continuity management program
Z1005Incident Investigation and Prevention (New Standard)
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