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Incident Reporting Writing And Witness Statements

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Incident Reporting Writing And Witness Statements

A ten question quiz on incident report writing and witness statements.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    (True or False) When writing an incident report or witness statement it is OK to use commonly used abbreviations?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    (True or False) Your written reports or written statements are admissible in court and can potentially expose Gap Inc. to liability in civil court.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What statements should never be in your witness statement or incident report?
    • A. 

      Opinions

    • B. 

      Assumptions

    • C. 

      Theories

    • D. 

      Recommendations

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    How soon should you write your witness statement or incident report after the incident?
    • A. 

      As soon as possible.

    • B. 

      By your next shift.

    • C. 

      When your supervisor asks you to do so.

    • D. 

      Before the end of your shift.

  • 5. 
    With whom may you share your report or statement?
    • A. 

      Your supervisor

    • B. 

      Corporate Operations

    • C. 

      None Gap Inc. employees

    • D. 

      The media

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Who should write an incident report?
    • A. 

      The business partner involved in the incident

    • B. 

      EMS personnel

    • C. 

      The police

    • D. 

      Your supervisor

    • E. 

      The security team member that witnessed or responded to the incident.

  • 7. 
    If the police, fire department or emergency medical service personnel were involved what information must you get for your report?
    • A. 

      The local number for the fire department

    • B. 

      What time of vehicle they were driving

    • C. 

      The full name badge number of the lead officer

    • D. 

      The fire truck, engine or ambulance vehicle number

    • E. 

      C & D

  • 8. 
    When a business partner is taken away by EMS personnel what is critical piece of information you must collect?
    • A. 

      Their health status.

    • B. 

      Name of the destination hospital.

    • C. 

      Nature of the problem.

    • D. 

      Special medications they may need.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Proofread it.

    • B. 

      Ask another security officer or supervisor to read it and look for errors.

    • C. 

      Run spell check again.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    How should dates and times be written?
    • A. 

      01/10/69 1900hrs

    • B. 

      01/10/2009 1900hrs

    • C. 

      01/10/2009 7 p.m.

    • D. 

      Jan. 10 2009 1900 hours

    • E. 

      January 10, 2009 at 7 p.m.