The analysis of accidents over the past 20 years reveals the reasons why accidents happen and give valuable indications on how to prevent accidents in the future.

In a 20 year history, collection and evaluation of accidents which happened to employees of Weatherford Oil Tool GmbH, Germany, depending on the German legislation only "Lost Time Accidents" are recorded. "Non Lost Time" - and "Near Miss Incidents" will be mentioned at the end of this study.

Our goal is of course to reduce the number of accidents to zero. The way will still be difficult, steep and slippery but many reasons count to make our utmost efforts to achieve that goal.

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