Serious accidents can be prevented when more insight into the underlying causes is available. The analysis presented here zoom in Storybuilder to answer a specific question.

For each question a distinction is made between:

  1. Accidents in a particular industry or sector.
  2. Accidents when using a specific type of equipment or during a specific proces.

In the analysis, questions addressed include: What was the occupation and age of the victim, what was the victim doing, what was the severity and nature of the injury, what type of incident took place, what are the direct causes and what are the underlying causes. The document concludes with a list of items that can help to select and implement effective preventive measures.