Cover image for Root cause analysis handbook : a guide to effective incident investigation
Title:
Root cause analysis handbook : a guide to effective incident investigation
Publication Information:
Rockville, Md. : Government Institutes, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, 1 folded map ; 28 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780865876583
Format :
Book

Available:*

Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Item Holds
Searching...
TS156 .R665 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
Searching...

On Order

Summary

Summary

This book presents a proven system designed for investigating, categorizing, and ultimately eliminating root causes of incidents with safety, health, environmental, quality, reliability, and production-process impacts. Defined as a tool to help investigators describe what happened, to determine how it happened, and to understand why it happened, the Root Cause Analysis System enables businesses to generate specific, concrete recommendations for preventing incident recurrences.


Table of Contents

Organization of the Root Cause Analysis Handbookp. vii
Acronyms and Nomenclaturep. ix
Limitations of Liabilityp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Chapter 1 Introduction to Root Cause Analysisp. 1
Chapter 2 Collecting and Preserving Data for Analysisp. 9
Chapter 3 Data Analysis Using Causal Factor Chartingp. 11
Chapter 4 Root Cause Identificationp. 25
Chapter 5 Recommendation Generation and Implementationp. 33
Chapter 6 Referencesp. 37
Appendix A Root Cause Map Indexes Node Descriptionsp. i
Appendix B Root Cause Mapp. 1