The Dutch Safety Board

The Dutch Safety Board performs independent, comprehensive investigations into the causes or probable causes of individual – or categories of – ‘incidents’. An incident is not only defined as the term ‘incidents’ to include not only disasters and accidents but also ‘incidents that could have turned out badly’. The Dutch Safety Board is an autonomous administrative body set up under a Kingdom Act The Board is authorised to investigate incidents in any conceivable field but in practice is currently active in the following sectors: aviation, shipping, rail transport, road transport, defence, healthcare (human and animal welfare), industry and networks, pipelines, construction and services, water, and crisis management and aid provision.

About the Safety Board