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.
| Gather Evidence including interviewing witnesses
| Draw the correct conclusions
| Correct reporting Techniques
Section 1 | Accidents and Near Misses
Accident / Near Miss Causation
What is a near miss?
What is an accident?
Section 2 | Investigation
Accident and near miss investigation
Developing a plan
How to investigate
Interviewing a witness
Conducting an investigation
Section 3 | Accident Causation
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.
The responsible health & safety person within your business.
| 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