Accident Investigation

Accident Investigation

Not only is accident investigation a vital requirement for all organisations, but it is also a critical legal regulatory requirement. Administered correctly, it can help prevent more serious accidents which can have a devastating impact on individuals and companies.

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) estimates companies lose on average £3,500 for each accident in uninsured costs.

Let us help you reduce risk and build a healthy, open, and honest environment to accidents in your organisation. Additionally, safeguard your staff and your reputation by exploring and understanding the timeframes for investigating and reporting accidents.

This course is suitable for:

  • Factory staff from team leader upwards
  • Construction industries
  • All staff in charge of safety aspects or investigating accidents within their organisation

Course content includes:

  • Understanding the legal definition of an accident
  • The difference between an accident and a RIDDOR
  • Reporting a RIDDOR
  • How to conduct an accident
  • Accident investigation processes and procedures
  • Writing recommendations
  • Determining the cause of the accident
  • What to investigate, how to investigate, and when
  • The 5 why’s
  • Varieties of investigation evidence
  • Notifying others
  • Best practice

On completion delegates will understand:

  • How to recognize what measures are needed to effectively investigate an accident
  • Different techniques to effectively interview witnesses
  • How to collate vital report content through mechanisms such as the Five Why’s
  • Ways to develop a thorough accident investigation plan
  • Evidence collation choices – including photographic and paper evidence
  • Focus theories, procedures, and requirements to ensure you and your co-workers are all operating in the safest environment possible

What's included in the course:

All courses include:

  • Collaborative learning tools to supercharge your understanding
  • Industry experts have been involved in developing the learning programmes to support you throughout the course and give you the best possible experience
  • Where there is a multiple-choice assessment to complete the course and a minimum pass requirement free resits will be available
  • We provide a certificate on successful completion to help grow your CV or aid with organisational compliance

Face-to-face and Virtual classroom:

  • Peer learning, allowing the group to explore a subject as they work together with fellow team members
  • Our workshops are highly interactive, and we select a range of activities for each session to build understanding e.g. role-play, observation, and reflection
  • Realtime feedback allowing you to transform your performance, your approach, and grow in confidence
  • Handouts and slides to allow you to reflect on your experience

2 delivery options:

Virtual Classroom

x2 180 minute sessions

Face to Face Classroom

On client premises 1 day

01702 668044 / 07962 395255