Accident Investigation

Accident Investigation

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  • Identify the true cost of accidents
  • Determine the root causes of accidents
  • Conduct effective accident investigations
  • Assist in reports and suggest recommendations to interested parties to minimise re-occurrence
  • The Triangle of Loss
  • Economic implications and costing techniques
  • Models of Accident and Incident Causation
  • Immediate and underlying causes
  • Organisational/root causes
  • Human error and James Reason
  • Objectives of an investigation
  • Why violations occur and how they can be avoided
  • How to build a better reporting culture
  • Managing the accident scene
  • Influence on safety culture
  • Managing the accident scene
  • Interviewing
  • Witness statements
  • Introduction to fault trees
  • No formal assessment for this course
  • Delegates who successfully complete the course in full will receive a Pivotal Scotland certificate of training

Pivotal Scotland have put together some Resources:

Incident Investigation Checklist  Adobe PDF
Incident Investigation Checklist
Reporting accidents and incidents at work  Adobe PDF
Article from the HSE(Health and Safety Executive)
Accident Investigation – 4 P`s  Adobe PDF
The Four P’s – People, Positions, Parts, Paper.

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Course Description

Incident InvestigationThis engaging and highly participative  one-day accident investigation workshop will enable delegates to identify the root causes of accidents and make effective recommendations in order to prevent recurrences.  It also explores interviewing techniques and reporting requirements.

Why you should attend this course

In any organisation things don’t always go to plan. Busy managers and supervisors can miss unexpected events leading to costly consequences. This course has been specifically designed to raise awareness amongst first line managers, health & safety advisers (or other interested parties), and teaches the benefits of applying recognised investigation techniques.

Who Should Attend?

  • First line managers, supervisors, safety advisors and assistants, managers responsible for investigating and reporting accidents

Course Reviews

Brilliant course, Anna-Lisa was very engaging, good real life examples.  Great venue, great food and great service from all office staff too!


Superior teacher! Fantastic delivery, excellent teaching style and consistently tailored his teaching methods to discussion and debates held on the course.   Would highly recommend.


Great course.  Trainer was inspirational, I really appreciated the leadership techniques he talked about – thanks! Great venue, very friendly, caring and professional staff.


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