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Accident Investigation Course

This course covers everything that employees need to know about workplace accidents and their investigations. You’ll learn the common causes of workplace accidents, who and when to investigate them, the investigation process, and more. At the end of each chapter, you’ll have exams to test your knowledge.

Who is this course for?

Online Accident Investigation Courses

This accident investigation course is designed for anyone who may be called upon to investigate an accident or a near-miss situation. They include human resources, supervisors, EHS officers, and safety committee members. If you’re looking to switch physical classroom-based training to an online platform, this course is for you.

Topics covered in the course

The course starts with the objectives and who should take it. Next, it moves on to the accident investigations part where you’ll learn all the major causes and multi-step investigation process. Towards the end, you’ll see recommendations for measures to prevent future accidents. There are assessments throughout the course to ensure knowledge retention.

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Course Outline

This advanced accident investigation course consists of the following:

#1   About the Course
  • Who Should Attend?
  • Course Objectives
#2   Introduction
  • What Is an Accident?
  • Why Investigate Accidents?
  • Definition
  • Test Your Knowledge
#3    Causes
  • Causes of Accidents
  • Causes of Most Accidents
  • Test Your Knowledge
#4   Who, When, and What?
  • Accidents to Be Investigated
  • Who Can Investigate?
  • When to Investigate
  • Test Your Knowledge
#5   Investigation Process
  • One - Secure the Scene
  • Two - Collection of Facts
  • Tools For Investigation
  • Three - Sequence of Events
  • Interviewing Witnesses
  • Sample Questions
  • Four - Determining the Cause
  • Primary Cause
  • 5 Whys!
  • Benefits of Using 5 Whys!
  • 5 Whys Example
  • Causal Factors
  • Five - Recommendations
  • Corrective Actions
  • Six - Write the Report
  • Test Your Knowledge
#6   Investigating Exercise
  • Case Study
  • Collect the Facts!
  • Interview the Witnesses
  • Sequence of Events
  • Causal Factors
  • 5 Whys!
  • Primary Cause
  • Recommendations
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