Beginning in the 1920’s with Heinrich’s Study of the Cause of Industrial Accidents, organizations have been trying to determine the cause of accidents in the workplace.
While most of Heinrich’s theories have been disproven and superseded by more modern theories the use Heinrich’s root cause analysis often delivers typical results, human error. In this course we will examine and apply, with the use of the case study method, some of the more modern tools used to analyze workplace incidents. Tools such as Human Performance, Systems theory, Combination theory and Epidemiological theory will be discussed and applied.
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