Implementation Guideline for CSA Z1005, Workplace incident investigation
This is the first edition of CSA Z1005.1, Implementation Guideline for CSA Z1005, Workplace incident investigation.
The primary objective of this Guideline is to provide small, medium, and large organizations with guidance on how to best apply CSA Z1005.
CSA Group acknowledges that the development of this Standard was made possible, in part, by the financial support of the Canadian Association of Administrators of Labour Law — Occupational Safety and Health (CAALL-OSH), including Provincial and Territorial Governments, as well as the Government of Canada. CSA Group is solely responsible for the content of this Standard, and CSA Group and the funding bodies disclaim any liability in connection with the use of the information contained herein.
This Guideline has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This Standard specifies the requirements to address occupational health and safety (OHS) incident investigation and prevention program (IIPP). This Standard can be applied to inform investigations by organizations in any type of industry of any size.
This Standard does not specify requirements for criminal or regulatory enforcement investigations.
1) The investigation principles of this Standard can be applied to non-OHS investigations, such as environmental incidents.
2) Some investigations can involve, or evolve into, a criminal or regulatory investigation. Organizations need to plan for this possibility.
In this Standard, shall is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the Standard; should is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and may is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.
Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.
Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.
Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.
Consists of CSA Z1005:21, Workplace incident investigation and CSA Z1005.1, Implementation Guideline for CSA Z1005, Workplace incident investigation
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