Accident Investigation - ROSS
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)