This A-to-Z, hands-on guidebook addresses the responsibilities, principles, tools and techniques involved in accident investigation and loss control. It blends theory and applications and takes the reader from investigative planning and preparation through the various methods and equipment used, all the way to system safety applications. It covers a myriad of accident prevention techniques, which have been in use by the safety community for many years. The information and illustrations included in this book will allow the reader to begin to develop and build a safety and health program in the workplace. Detailed information is included on: * safety analysis * job safety observations * safety and health tracking * safe operating procedures * root, change, casual, and barrier analysis * resource and information sources This book is applicable to a wide range of occupations since there are no risk free workplaces. It is especially written for occupational safety and health professionals who addresses these issues at work and will also be an excellent source of study for training practitioners and students of this discipline.