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 Safety Group program. In addition, certain types of incidents must be investigated and reported by law. This half-day instructor-led course is designed to help your company:
- Learn from workplace accidents & incidents by identifying and addressing gaps in your OHS program.
- Prevent costly recurrences.
- Reduce future risks & costs.
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.
- The meaning of the terms 'accident' and 'incident'
- The impacts of incidents
- The importance of investigating incidents
- Incident investigation legislation
- Types of incidents
- Steps in the investigation process
- People, equipment, material, environment and process factors
- The incident causation model
- Methods for controlling hazards
- Completing an investigation report
Upon completion, you will be able to
This course equips workplace parties with the essential knowledge, skills and tools to conduct investigations and prevent costly recurrences.
- Describe the difference between 'accident' and 'incident'
- Explain the impact of incidents
- Describe the importance of investigating incidents
- Explain the legal requirements for investigating and reporting incidents
- List the steps in conducting an investigation
- Complete an incident investigation
This solution is suitable for all WSPS sectors that are regulated by Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act.
The course is intended for anyone who may conduct investigations including:
- Managers & supervisors
- JHSC members (both certified & non-certified)
- Health and safety representatives
- Others responsible for health and safety in the workplace