Part 3 of 3 of the Health & Safety for Managers series
When accidents happen in the workplace a successful organisation will investigate and make meaningful changes that reduce the risk of harm. This course encourages delegates to adopt a structured approach to their accident investigations using established investigative techniques and frameworks. Learning points are reinforced throughout the day with practical training exercises and scenarios.
This course is designed for anyone with responsibility for conducting accident investigations in the workplace.
By actively participating in this course, you will learn how to:
Define the purpose and scope of your investigation.
Explain how biases can affect an investigation and identify ways to minimise their impact.
Collect and evaluate different types of evidence.
Practise a range of interviewing techniques.
Organise information into a timeline.
Identify the immediate, underlying, and root causes of an accident.
Develop an effective action plan.
A good standard of written and spoken English is essential for this course.
Introduction to Accident Investigation
Definitions and statistics
The scope and purpose of an investigation
Proportionality, near misses, and SIF potential
RIDDOR and other legislative requirements
Types of evidence
Assessing the scene
Collecting witness statements
The PEACE Model
Introduction to the Cognitive Interview
Accident causation models
Human failure types
Immediate, underlying, and root causes
Action Planning and Implementation
Identifying remedial actions
Setting SMART objectives