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Accident Investigation & Reporting

A highly participative course that develops investigation technique and accident causation analysis.

You can study by attending a classroom course, involving face-to-face teaching which can be organised as an in-house course in your premises if you have a number of delegates who require training. 

Please contact us for further information on how this course might meet your needs. 

Designed for

Managers/supervisors and team leaders. 

Outline

Provides efficient investigation and reporting processes; suitable recommendations and records are examined through exercises. Also considered are the effects of the Woolf Report and the HSE Guidance HSG245 on the investigation process, plus insurance expectations and claims management.

Aims and Objectives

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to understand:

  • Principles of accident causation.
  • The importance of accident investigation.
  • How to conduct an accident investigation which identifies the basic causes.
  • Select appropriate investigation technique.
  • How to conduct a structured interview.
  • The importance of different types of evidence.
  • How to categorise evidence in relation to accident causation.
  • Reporting requirement.
  • How to complete an accident report.
  • Importance of follow up on recommendations.

Content

  • Principles of accident prevention
  • Legal requirements
  • Investigation techniques
  • Investigation recording

Duration:  1 day

Classroom based taught courses

You can study by attending a classroom course, involving face-to-face teaching which can be organised as an in-house course in your premises if you have a number of delegates who require training. 

Please contact us for further information on how this course might meet your needs. 

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