Event Investigation

Most commonly this is referred to as ‘Incident Investigation’ however the term ‘event’ is used to include the following:

• Near misses, near hits, close calls or dangerous occurrences.
• Loss of containment/control that did or did not result in the consequence ~ an Accident or Incident.
• Failure of a safety critical element (including human response e.g. alarm) on demand or test.
• Spurious operation/activation of a safety critical element.

This summarises and/or aligns with the following familiar PSM elements:

Incident investigation
Incident investigation
Incident reporting and investigation

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