ALMOST three quarters of Britain's firms carry out little or no investigation into workplace accidents according to a study whose results were revealed at a major safety conference today.

Dr David Embrey, managing director of consultancy firm Human Reliability Associates (HRA), told the RoSPA Safety and Health at Work Congress 2002 that the findings would fuel pressure for legislation requiring all organisations to carry out proper accident inquiries.

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) sponsored study, carried out by HRA, ...

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