Despite your best efforts, you can't always prevent workplace incidents. However, Occupational Health and Safety Practitioners investigate work incidents to try to prevent them from happening again.
In this course, Accident Investigation and Reporting you will learn how to investigate workplace incidents. You will be introduced to investigation concepts, what causes incidents, and what factors contribute to them. You will be shown effective techniques for gathering evidence and dealing with workers involved in what's often a traumatic situation. An outline of the investigation process will help prepare you to collect and analyze data, and to write reports and follow up.
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You Will Learn How To:
- Summarize the basic concepts of accidents, incidents, and investigations
- Categorize types of incidents, their causes, and key facts about them
- Identify contributing factors to incidents
- Describe how to prepare for an investigation
- Explain the investigation process
- Discuss the process of writing the incident report and following up
Who should attend:
Students interested in pursuing a career in Occupational Health and Safety, and small employers that want to ensure OH&S practices are being implemented in their organization.
Requirements: PC is Recommended for better user experience. Mac is also supported.
Textbook: Occupational Health and Safety; Theory, Strategy and Industry Practice Author - Dianne E.G. Dyck Publisher - Lexis Nexis, 2015 ISBN - 978-0-433-47896-6
(You will use this book for all of the courses)