Quick Start Guide
Chapter 5: Injury Response and Review

Program: Injury Response Review
Revised 10/13
URL: http://www.lbl.gov/ehs/pub3000/CH05.html
Revision Record: http://www.lbl.gov/ehs/pub3000/Pub3000Changes.html

Who needs to know about these requirements?

The requirements of Injury Response and Review apply to:


To assure that LBNL personnel:

What you need to consider while reviewing a work-related injury or illness:

  1. Define the scope of the incident causing the work-related injury or illness (this is guided by the Injury Review Program Investigator).
  2. Consult the Injury Review Program Manager at (510) 486-6934, your Division Safety Coordinator, your EHS Division Liaison, or your EHS Health and Safety Representative to determine if an incident scene must be preserved for review.  
  3. Line management contacts the Injury Review Program Manager at (510) 486-6934 as soon as a Notification of Employee Injury or Illness has been received from Health Services.
  4. Participate in the incident review effort. (Review team members have varying responsibilities, as defined in Section 5.5, Roles and Responsibilities.)
  5. Data and facts are objectively collected (injured employee and witness statements, physical evidence, photographs, measurements, etc.).
  6. Analyze the information gathered to determine incident causes.
  7. Develop/implement controls to prevent the incident from recurring.
  8. Prepare report.
  9. Line management evaluates corrective action effectiveness in accordance with PUB-5519(1), Issues Management.

Where to find out more:

Whom to contact for help: