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702 Effective Accident Investigation
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This course is essential for anyone tasked with investigating accidents. It provides crucial information for analyzing accident events, identifying injury causes, and determining the primary and contributing factors. Participants will gain skills in evaluating safety management systems (SMS) for root causes. The course also highlights why focusing on fault and discipline may be irrelevant and inappropriate in accident investigations.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to:
ID Objective
TO 1.0 Achieve a minimum score of 70% on the final course assessment.
LO 1.1.1 Describe the basics steps in an effective accident investigation.
LO 1.2.1 Describe the procedure for securing an accident scene.
LO 1.3.1 List and discuss the methods to document an accident.
LO 1.4.1 Discuss the best techniques and practices for interviewing witnesses.
LO 1.5.1 Describe the steps in conducting an accident event analysis.
LO 1.6.1 Define and discuss and give examples of surface and root causes.
LO 1.7.1 Give examples of solutions to surface and root causes.
LO 1.7.2 Describe the best practices for making effective recommendations.
LO 1.8.1 List the sections of an accident report.

Key: Terminal Objective (TO), Learning Objective (LO)