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4 or 8 hour training programs
Regardless of the effectiveness of any Health and Safety Program, downgrading accidents or near-miss incidents may occur at any time. This program is designed to provide the participant with the skills required to conduct a basic investigation in order to identify contributing causes and to prevent reoccurrence. The training session emphasizes the difference between investigating an accident versus simply reporting the accident.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Define key terms associated with the investigation process.
Outline the purpose of conducting an investigation.
Define Immediate as well as Root (underlying) Causes.
Understand the legislative requirements associated with specific types of accidents and incidents.
Determine the workplace parties that need to be involved in an investigation.
Review and have the opportunity to apply accident causation models, including; 5-Why Analysis, Domino Theory, Fishbone Diagram, etc.
Supervisors and Managers,
Joint Health & Safety Committee Members,
Technical resources, including; Safety Managers & Coordinators, Maintenance Personnel, etc.
Course Length and Options:
The half-day (4-hour) training session is intended as an introduction to the topic of accident and incident investigation. The full-day (8-hour) training session is intended for participants that require a more thorough understanding of the investigation process as well as additional time to use the investigation process in classroom workshops.
This course can be tailored to reflect client-specific policies, procedures and investigation forms.