ACCIDENT INVESTIGATION

When our Clients need accident investigation or reconstruction support after suffering a major loss, they trust IFO Group to help them.   Our investigators are recognized international experts in the field of incident investigation and have experience managing multiple-party incident investigations involving government officials and other third-party investigators.  Our clients can depend on our investigator’s meticulous attention to detail and multi-disciplinary expertise to determine facts when faced with questions and uncertainty

 
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We provide the right experts at the right time to quickly determine what happened, identify and preserve crucial evidence, and deliver compelling factual reports.  Our investigators are highly adept at delivering expertise for privileged investigations with the assistance of retained outside counsel if so desired by a client.

We offer our clients the latest investigative techniques and technologies to maximize the collection of critically valuable knowledge that can be gained from a loss and provide the information necessary to fully protect an organization and its employees from future recurrences as well as prepare for any potential litigation.

Our experts have investigated hundreds of incidents covering a wide range of failures in a variety of industries and circumstances. By utilizing the latest in investigation project techniques and technologies – specifically developed to maximize efficiencies – we can expedite the return of an incident site to the owner and facilitate recovery operations to help reduce overall losses. Following an incident, we can also assist in developing and implementing mitigation strategies and barrier philosophies to more effectively protect workers, assets, reputations, and the environment from incident recurrences.

IFO Group has a climate-controlled inspection laboratory and workshop to facilitate the inspection and documentation of collected evidence and artifacts by IFO Group, clients, or other retained experts. We also maintain onsite secure evidence and artifact storage managed in accordance with ASTM Method E1 459-92 -Standard Guide for Physical Evidence Labeling and Related 

Documentation and can provide short or long-term retained storage.  In addition, our investigators stand ready to respond to incident scenes throughout North America and internationally to provide clients with a trusted representative on the ground to facilitate investigative efforts.

 

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IFO Group offers a variety of consulting services directly related to the investigation of the following types of occupational injury and illness incidents:

Fires and explosions involving commercial, industrial, and residential occupancies, petrochemical, oil & gas, laboratory, transportation, utility, and mining operations.

Confined space accidents.

Process safety management (PSM).

Machine guarding and entrapment incidents.

Incidents involving control of hazardous energy and lock out / tag out (LOTO).

Hydrogen sulfide exposures.

Workplace violence, acts of terrorism, and active shooter incidents.

Falls from height / working at height.

Toxic chemical and other hazardous materials exposures.

Incidents involving excavations and trenching.

Management system failures and gaps.

Hot work accidents and resulting fires / explosions.

Motor vehicle accidents (light passenger and heavy commercial)