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Investigating Accidents

Investigating accidents and near misses on site forms an important part of health and safety management. This module is applicable to any staff member tasked with elements of accident investigation and covers the right and wrong questions to ask, interviewing victims and witnesses, gathering evidence, identifying root causes and creating SMART action plans.

Course Presented by: 

Simon Lowe


35-40 Minutes

Key topics covered

  • The legal duty to investigate

  • When to investigate and in what depth

  • Lessons to learn from investigation

  • Selecting an appropriate investigator or investigating team

  • Investigation procedure

  • Analysing investigation findings

  • Implementing a SMART action plan

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