Predicting Safe Outcomes

Predicting Safe OutcomesPublication: Cleaner
Issue: February 2015

Anyone involved in safety is familiar with Heinrich’s Law: For every 330 incidents, there will be 300 with no injuries, 29 minor injuries and one major injury. While the accuracy of his theory is questioned, the principle seems sound enough — minor incidents lead to more serious ones.

Heinrich did his work in the 1930s using data from the ‘20s. That’s nearly a century ago, long before we had the power to crunch “big data” to reveal unseen patterns and trends. “In the last 20 years the number of injuries in the U.S. has steadily declined,” says Griffin Schultz, general manager of Predictive Solutions in Pittsburgh. “Fatalities and significant injuries have flatlined.” 

Read the entire article on Cleaner Magazine.

Griffin Schultz

Written by Griffin Schultz

While employed by Predictive Solutions, Griffin Schulz was responsible for all aspects of the business including sales, delivery and strategy functions, as well as product management, software development and marketing initiatives.

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