Investigating Accidents and Incidents (1/2 day)

Investigating Accidents and Incidents (1/2 day)
This program blends accident investigation theory with hands on practice.

17888  Training


This 1/2 day course is instructor-led and covers the purpose and benefits of an investigation, legal reporting requirements, and proven steps and techniques for conducting effective investigations.

This course equips workplace parties with the essential knowledge, skills and tools to conduct investigations and prevent costly recurrences.

The investigation of accidents and incidents is a core activity within a functional health and safety program. It is also a key requirement in the Workwell, Safety Group, and Safe Communities Incentive Programs. When an investigation is done well, it helps a company to identify and address the deficiencies that contributed to the incident and prevent costly recurrences in the future.



Delivery method

This course is delivered in a public classroom and/or can also be delivered in an on-site location.

Please contact Customer Care at 905-614-1400 or 1-877-494-WSPS (9777) for more information about availability and on-site pricing.

Topics include

  • How to prevent workplace accidents/incidents
  • How to stay in compliance with the law
  • Due diligence

Upon completion, you will be able to

  • Understand investigation principles and techniques
  • Identify relevant legal requirements for investigations
  • Understand the steps in investigations and the skills required
  • Practice conducting an investigation and writing a report

Target Audience

This course is appropriate to any sector or size workplace. It is most appropriate for workplaces that are regulated by Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act. It will be of particular interest to anyone who may conduct investigations such as:
  • Employers
  • Supervisors
  • JHSC members
  • Health and safety representatives

It is specifically intended for workplace parties with limited or no knowledge of investigations and those looking to enhance their knowledge and investigative skills.

  • Investigating Accidents and Incidents - Volume Discounts

    Volume discounts for selected training, which have been marked throughout the catalogue, are shown below.

    3-5 participants 10%
    6-9 participants 15%
    10+ participants 20%

    1. Participants must be from the same organization
    2. Participants must register for the same course. However, course dates and locations can vary; CSA/WSPS courses excluded
    3. Registrations must be received by WSPS at the same time.

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Select a Scheduled Location and Date

9 scheduled date(s)
Location Function No. Date Time Notes Price
Barrie - Hampton Inn and Suites 206012 Sep 20, 2018 08:30:00 AM $149.00
Burlington - Holiday Inn Burlington 206230 Oct 24, 2018 08:30:00 AM $149.00
Guelph - Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton 205375 Sep 13, 2018 08:30:00 AM $149.00
Kingston - Travelodge Hotel Lasalle 205212 Sep 06, 2018 08:30:00 AM $149.00
London - Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn 205256 Jun 08, 2018 08:30:00 AM $149.00
Mississauga - WSPS Training Facility 205051 Jun 25, 2018 08:30:00 AM $149.00
Ottawa - WSPS Training Facility (Ottawa) 205210 May 30, 2018 08:30:00 AM $149.00
Owen Sound - Quality Inn 206310 Aug 30, 2018 08:30:00 AM $149.00
Windsor - Ciociaro Club 205427 Nov 20, 2018 08:30:00 AM $149.00