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RMRS-RP-97WWW: Safety analysis report: A comparison of incidents from Safety Years 2006 through 2010, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station Inventory and Monitoring Program


Donahue, Devon. 2012. Safety analysis report: A comparison of incidents from Safety Years 2006 through 2010, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station Inventory and Monitoring Program. Res. Pap. RMRS-RP-97WWW. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 18 p. Available online only: http://www.fs.fed.us/rm/pubs/rmrs_rp097.html.

This paper is an analysis of 5 years of accident data for the USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station (RMRS) Inventory and Monitoring (IM) Program that identifies past trends, allows for standardized self-comparison, and increases our understanding of the true costs of injuries and accidents. Measuring safety is a difficult task. While most agree that measuring leading indicators (linked to preventative actions) is a better indication for future performance, measuring lagging indicators (accidents, past occurrences) has been the more commonly accepted approach.

Keywords: accident data, Rocky Mountain Research Station, safety, injuries, accidents, inventory and monitoring, trend, costs


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Title: RMRS-RP-97WWW: Safety analysis report: A comparison of incidents from Safety Years 2006 through 2010, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station Inventory and Monitoring Program
Electronic Publish Date: June 12, 2012
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June 12, 2012

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