This page provides (1) links to accident investigation agencies in some selected countries (Accident reports and accident statistics may be found on the web pages of most of these agencies); and (2) links to accident investigation theory, methods, and guidelines.
Accident Investigation Agencies
- U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent U.S. Federal Government agency that carries out accident investigation of all types of transportation accidents.
- U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is responsible for investigating industrial chemical accidents in the U.S.
- UK Air Accident investigation Branch (AAIB) is part of the UK Department for Transport and is responsible for the investigation of civil aircraft accidents and serious incidents within the UK.
- UK Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) is responsible for investigating railway accidents within the UK.
- UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) is responsible for investigating marine accidents in the UK.
- "Statens havarikommisjon for transport" is responsible for investigation of transport accidents in Norway.
- Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is responsible for transport accident investigation in Canada.
- Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is the agency responsible for investigating transport accidents in Australia
Accident Investigation Theory, Methods, and Guidelines
- Sklet, S. (2002) "Methods for Accident Investigation", ROSS report (pdf)
- ESReDA (2009) "Guidelines for Safety Investigations of Accidents" (pdf)
- Chemical Accident Investigation. Guidelines by the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)
- Conducting Accident Investigations, U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) Workbook (link to pdf-files)