Suggestion a Template for Accident Reporting Form
AbstractThe successful implementation of the preventive interventions and corrective actions are considerably dependent on the existence of a sound system for incidents record keeping and analyzing. This study evaluated the adequacy of injury and illness report forms and resolved the found limitations to improve the safety management systems in general. A structural surfing method was employed to search the intended information. All obtained information forms of the foreign countries that conveyed less information than to the base form were excluded from the study. Accordingly, five forms remained in the research path. Overall structure of all forms was compared to three sections. In aforementioned forms, 12% of total information belonged to the workplace and employer information section, 55% and 33% was in the incident information and injured worker information sections, respectively. Iran's Social Security Form (ISSF) has 60% of all listed entries for workplace and employer information section. About 40% of all other information entries for this section are missed. This form contained 60% of the workplace information section, 28% for accident information and 54% for injured person information. Accident condition section for ISSF is nearly complete. ISSF lacks some necessary information in the recording of outcomes of accident and medical treatment information. Finally, we suggested a revised form presented based on the strengths and weaknesses of all forms. This form proposed to will be used in a pilot study in fields for reporting occupational accidents and then be legally present for implementation.
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