Accident investigation process

 

Question 1
One step in the accident investigation process is preserving the scene of the accident. How do you preserve
an accident scene? Your response must be at least 75 words in length.
Question 2
Why is a “ready” investigative kit so important and valuable to accident preparedness? Your response must
be at least 75 words in length.
Question 3
There are several interviewing tips; which, in your opinion, is the most important? Your response must be at
least 75 words in length.
Question 4
Consider the following accident scenario:
Three workers were assigned to replace a water valve located in an underground concrete vault. After
removing the manhole cover, worker #1 climbed down the ladder into the vault. Worker #1 collapsed and
became unconscious within seconds of reaching the bottom. Worker #2 went down the ladder to rescue
worker #1 but was quickly overcome by the lack of oxygen. Both workers died at the bottom of the vault.
Worker #3 stayed outside the vault and called for emergency response after worker #2 collapsed.
Develop a list of five questions you would ask a witness to the accident. Explain why you chose each
question.
Your response must be at least 200 words in length
Question 5

 

Question 5
Consider the following accident scenario:
Two workers were assigned to replace a water valve located in an underground concrete vault. After
removing the manhole cover, worker #1 climbed down the ladder into the vault. Worker #1 collapsed and
became unconscious within seconds of reaching the bottom. Worker #2 went down the ladder to rescue
worker #1 but was quickly overcome by the lack of oxygen. Both workers died at the bottom of the vault.
Worker #3 stayed outside the vault and called for emergency response after worker #2 collapsed.
Applying the “four V evidence concept (physical, paper, people, and photographic), discuss the evidence
related to the accident that you would want to collect. Explain the reasons for your choices.