Accident Investigation Training

$30.00 = 1yr access & certificate

Learn how to effective investigate accidents at work

Approx. | 60 minutes


Accidents at work don’t need to happen.  

However in 2015 there were 2.9 million injuries and over 5,000 fatalities across the United States.

The Iceberg illustration suggests there are 10x more near misses than injuries.  Whenever a near miss or accident occurs at work there in a crucial opportunity to improve safety.  This is achieved by first understanding the true cause of the accident (or near-miss) and then, implementing improved safe systems of work.

Accident Investigation Course Objective

Provide the knowledge required to investigate accidents and near misses effectively in order that the correct lessons are drawn and future incidents are prevented.

Leaning Outcomes

| Gather Evidence including interviewing witnesses

| Draw the correct conclusions

| Correct reporting Techniques

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Course Content

Section 1 | Accidents and Near Misses

Accident / Near Miss Causation

What is a near miss?

What is an accident?

Iceberg illustration

Bird Triangle

Section 2 |  Investigation

Why investigate?

Accident and near miss investigation

Developing a plan

How to investigate

Interviewing a witness

Conducting an investigation

Section 3 | Accident Causation

Immediate causes

Basic causes

Lack of control

Write the report

Taking remedial action


Why take Accident Investigation Training?

Research suggests effective board leadership can deliver a 5 – 10% reduction in workplace accidents and ill-health.  Other  research suggests 70% of accidents can be attributed to management failure at some point along the chain.

Carrying out your own effective investigations is a critical part of continually improving your safety performance.  They give a deep understanding of the risks associated with work activities and how to reduce them.

An effective investigation requires a methodical, structured approach to information gathering, collation and analysis. The findings of the investigation will form the basis of an action plan to prevent the accident from happening again and for improving your overall management of risk.

Fundamentally this course will help delegates adopt a systematic approach to determining why an accident or incident has occurred and the steps you need to take to make sure it does not happen again.

Ideal For

The responsible health & safety person within your business.


 Accident Investigation Certificate


| Achieve 80% in the short final assessment to complete the course

| CPD accredited certificate will be emailed

 2 CPD credits

| A Digital Badge that can be can be shared on social media sites such as Linkedin.

Whats included in this Accident Investigation training course?

| 3 CPD credits

| Digital Badge – Share your success on Linkedin

| Emailed certificate (£5 for posted version)

| Quizzes to train what you’ve learned

| Access for 1  year | +44 131 661 8253


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