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AccidentReportingandInvestigation

Procedures
1.

All accidents, regardless of severity, must be reported immediately to the


supervisor.

2.

The supervisor will then promptly notify senior management.

3.

Senior management will initiate an investigation of all


a. critical injuries
b. lost-time injuries
c. medical aid accidents
d. occupational illnesses
e. major close calls
f. any workers fall-arrested by a harness or safety belt
g. property damage exceeding $500.00.

4.

The supervisor will ensure that any accidents or incidents requiring investigation
are reported immediately to [Name] at head office, and to the Health & Safety
Representative or Joint Health & Safety Committee.

5.

The supervisor will conduct an accident investigation, using the corporate


Accident Investigation Report Form, for any accident requiring investigation.

6.

Preliminary reports must be reported to senior management within 48 hours.


Detailed reports are to be submitted with seven days.