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Accident | Incident Investigation

Accident | Incident Investigation

This course gives you an opportunity to find out what went wrong. Learning the lessons and taking action may reduce, or even prevent, accidents in the future.


The ILO estimates that some 2.3 million women and men around the world succumb to work-related accidents or diseases every year; this corresponds to over 6000 deaths every single day. Worldwide, there are around 340 million occupational accidents and 160 million victims of work-related illnesses annually.

This course gives you an opportunity to find out what went wrong. Learning the lessons and taking action may reduce, or even prevent, accidents in the future.

As a step-by-step approach of investigating the incident, it will help you, particularly smaller businesses, to carry out your own health and safety investigations. Investigating accidents and incidents explains why you need to carry out investigations and takes you through each step of the process.

Course Information

You should have knowledge in basics of health and safety
There are no academic qualifications, skills or experience required to take the courses

What to expect

Memorable case studies
Sessions with clear examples
Summaries to reinforce key points
Multiple choice quiz after each session
Successful completion of assignment awarded a certificate.(Soft-copy)
Top 4 business benefits

Making a safer workplace
Improving worker confidence
Preventing future business losses from disruption , down-time and lost business
Developing useful skills and knowledge that can be applied throughout the organization
After the course there will be an assessment 20 multiple choice questions to assess your knowledge.

Course content:


ILO statistics
Reasons of manage OSH
Responsibilities of employer
Why investigate?
What Law says?

Near miss
Dangerous occurrence
Days lost
First aid case
Lost Time Injury (LTI)
Medical treatment case (MTC)
Risk control measures
Immediate Cause
Underlying Cause
Root Cause
Unsafe Act
Unsafe Condition

Accident Ratio Study
Domino Theory
Multiple Causation Theory
Cause & Effect Concept

Human errors
Human violations
Factors Affecting Human Behavior

Reasons for investigation
Level of Investigation
Under Reporting
Written plan for investigation
Incident investigation procedures
When should it start?
What makes a good investigation?
Role of OHS policy
Emergency response
Initial report
Steps of Investigation
Step one : Gathering the information
Step two : Analyzing the information
Step three : Identifying risk control measures
Step four : The action plan and its implementation
After each section, there will be a session quiz.

Finally there will be a report writing assignment which you have to submit within 7 days from course completion. This assignment will enable you to develop report writing skill and convince the management to take action.


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