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Course Overview:

 

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to investigate accidents and incidents in the workplace. Participants will learn about the importance of investigating accidents and incidents, the steps involved in conducting an investigation, and how to report and communicate findings. They will also learn how to identify the root cause of an accident or incident and develop strategies to prevent recurrence

Course Objectives:

 

  • Understand the importance of accident and incident investigation in the workplace

  • Understand the legal and regulatory requirements for accident and incident investigation

  • Learn the steps involved in conducting an accident or incident investigation

  • Learn how to identify the root cause of an accident or incident

  • Learn how to develop strategies to prevent recurrence

  • Learn how to report and communicate findings

Course Duration: 1 days

The course will be delivered over 1 days, with a total of 8 hours of training.

Course Content:

 

  • Introduction to Accident and Incident Investigation

  • Definition of accident and incident investigation

  • Importance of accident and incident investigation

  • Legal and regulatory requirements for accident and incident investigation

  • Investigation Process

  • Preparation for investigation

  • Data collection and analysis

  • Interview techniques

  • Evidence collection and preservation

  • Definition of root cause analysis

  • Techniques for conducting root cause analysis

  • Identification of contributing factors

  • Preventive Measures and Corrective Action

  • Developing strategies to prevent recurrence

  • Implementation of corrective action

  • Evaluation of corrective action

  • Reporting and Communicating Findings

  • Presentation of findings

  • Communication with stakeholders

  • Practical Exercises

  • Role plays and simulations

Assessment:

Participants will be assessed through a combination of written tests and practical exercises. Participants must achieve a minimum of 70% in both the written and practical assessments to receive a certificate of completion

Certification:

Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate of completion. The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Prerequisites:

There are no formal prerequisites for this course. However, participants should have a basic understanding of English and be physically capable of operating fire fighting equipment.

Course information

Unit Standard Title: Conduct an investigation into workplace safety, health and environmental incidents
 
Classroom Price: R 800 (Ex VAT)

Classroom Duration: 1 Days
 
Credits: 3

SAQA ID: 259617

CPD Points: 5

NQF Level: 2

Prerequisites: N/A
 
Target Groups: Middle Management
                          Supervisors
                          Safety Officers
                          Managers

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