This procedure outlines the safety event management, reporting and investigation processes and is intended to ensure:
· that all incidents and near misses are recorded, reported and investigated with the view to preventing a reoccurrence of similar events;
· requirements of the WHS Management System are met;
· compliance with legal requirements for incident notification and government reporting; and
· a safe workplace for all employees, contractors and visitors through effective and systematic safety event investigation and reporting mechanisms, to ensure that further risks of workplace incidents and near misses are eliminated.