This course is an introduction of the basic steps in an effective accident investigation that will help you to accurately determine the facts, understand injury analysis, surface-cause analysis, and root-cause analysis.

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Modules: 2
Hours: 1
Sectors: All Industries


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  • Key Topics

    • Purpose of the Accident Investigation
    • Fact-Finding vs. Fault-Finding
    • Securing the Scene
    • Documenting the Scene
    • Interviewing Witnesses
    • Developing Events
    • Sequencing Events
    • Surface and Root Cause Analysis
    • Developing Recommendations
    • Short-Term Corrective Actions
    • Long-Term System Improvements
    • Selling Management on Recommendations
    • Writing the Report
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor