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Accident Investigation Training

Our one day Accident Investigation Training course enables you to carry out effective accident investigation.

“Clear, informative and useful – a good day!”

British Academy

Accident Investigation training

Learn how to carry out an accident investigation with our comprehensive one-day training course.

Accidents happen but are so often avoidable. Learn how to make your workplace safer with our course. Our course clearly explains each process that an accident investigation requires, therefore you will be well equipped to improve workplace safety.  Furthermore, by identifying root causes, you can take steps to ensure further accidents are prevented.

Location: At your place of work

Duration: One day

Certification: Worksafe UK Certificate of Attendance

Call 0370 118 8000 to find out more or to book your course

“Excellent, all-round course by Tony”


“Very useful content, covered practical examples not just content. It was useful to talk about real life examples and not just text book.”

KL, Cotiviti

“A good course, very informative and will definitely be used in the working environment.”

SB, Direct Commercial

Accident Investigation Course Overview

This is an excellent and information packed one day course.

The emphasis is on practical skills you can use in your workplace and is designed for those of us who are involved in investigating the root causes of accidents at work.

Our course helps make your workplace a safer place to be. You will be able to fully appreciate the legal reasons and the financial benefits to carrying out competent accident investigation. On completion, you will possess a range of techniques necessary to carry out an investigation of a workplace accident.

All delegates receive a Worksafe UK certificate of attendance on completion of the day.

If required, we can incorporate your organisation’s own existing procedures into the training. Call us on 0370 118 8000 to discuss your requirements.

Benefits to your organisation

You and your organisation will gain numerous benefits from you attending this course.

Above all else, you will gain the skills and knowledge you need to help make a safer work place.

Here are some of the benefits:

  • Reduce the likelihood of accidents and therefore reduce associated costs, both financial and personnel.
  • Understand correct reporting procedures for accidents. This helps you comply with RIDDOR legislation.
  • Bring positive changes to the working environment.  Investing in staff welfare is proven to improve staff morale.
  • Learn how to carry out the correct investigative procedures. This will help prevent future incidents.
  • Ensure your procedures are compliant and consistent.
  • Minimise disruption because the training is delivered at your place of work.
  • Maximise value for by training up to 12 staff at once.

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for anyone with some professional responsibility for investigation and prevention of workplace accidents. You might be a H&S Manager, HR Manager, Facilities Manager or the ‘responsible person’ will certainly find this course valuable.

Course Aims

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of accident prevention and accident investigation.

You will gain a thorough understanding of accident investigation and thus take steps to help avoid workplace accidents.

Course Content

Our course will ensure you have the necessary tools and knowledge needed to comply with the relevant legislation.

The course covers the following:

  • Overview of accidents – definition and statistics
  • Employer and employee duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
  • Why we need to investigate accidents.
  • The financial gain for preventing accidents.
  • The immediate, underlying and root causes of accidents.
  • Factors contributing to adverse incidents: Human factors, organisational factors, other contributory factors
  • Which events should be investigated and by whom?
  • Legal requirements for reporting accidents (RIDDOR).
  • The principles and process of accident investigation.
  • Information gathering and recording.
  • Discussion of real-life scenarios.

On completion of the training, all delegates receive a Worksafe UK certificate of attendance.

This course can be customised to include your in-house accident reporting procedures.

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