The Accident/Incident Investigation course is part of the Leadership for Safety Excellence Online program. Designed for municipal supervisors, this course helps participants understand their role in supporting their health and safety management system.
This online Accident/Incident Investigation course is designed to help individuals who will be investigating workplace accidents/incidents understand the purpose and process of accident/incident investigation. After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of how to recognize and distinguish between immediate (or direct) causes of accidents/incidents and the underlying (or root) causes, and how to develop recommendations for corrective actions to prevent them from recurring.
Course Content Includes:
This online Accident/Incident Investigation course covers the following topics:
- What is an “accident” and an “incident”?
- Why investigate accidents and incidents?
- What should be investigated?
- Who should investigate?
- How are accidents caused?
- The accident sequence model
- Reporting accidents
- Preparing for an investigation
- Investigating an incident
Approximately 3 hours
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of completion printed on the certificate unless otherwise specified by an employer, legislation, or other authority.