Accident Investigation Training

accident investigation training

Training Aim:

This one day training is designed to provide learners with the appropriate knowledge to investigate, document and report near misses, incidents, accidents or dangerous occurrences in the workplace.

Training Objectives:

On completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • List the legal requirements relevant to the investigation of accidents in the workplace.
  • Evaluate and investigate near misses, incidents, accidents/dangerous occurrences.
  • Understand and complete IR1 & IR3 Forms.
  • Document, record and produce reports on in-house incidents/accidents/near misses.
  • Be aware if/when further knowledge, skills or experience are necessary to investigate accidents, incidents or dangerous occurrences.
  • Recommend appropriate actions to prevent a re-occurrence of the accident.

Training Programme:

  • Legislation relevant to investigation and reporting.
  • Accident Causation Models
  • Resources required for effective Accident Investigation.
  • Interviews and interview techniques.
  • Securing the accident site.
  • The importance of: mapping, identifying, photographing, documenting and recording data on file.
  • Discussion on completion of the HSA, IR1 & IR3 forms

Training Methods:

  • Classroom presentation on projector, supplemented by videos, and flip chart discussions throughout the training.
  • Training handouts, training records, evaluation forms are also provided and used.
  • Training handouts help trainees recall detail to be applied in their work setting.
  • Leaners will participate in, and interrogate, case investigations as part of the learning process.
  • Assessment of learning.

Who Should Attend:

Those persons in organisations who are deemed responsible for near miss, incident / accident / dangerous occurrence investigation and reporting.

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